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Welcome to our new sponsor – Small Things Wine thumbnail

We are delighted to welcome Small Things Wine as a Sponsor. Hailing from Margaret River in Western Australia, Small Things Wine produce handcrafted vegan-friendly premium wines packaged in aluminium cans. Perfect for that overnight hike! The sustainable 250ml cans play a significant role in reducing energy and transportation costs with a significantly higher recyclability potential. […]

Welcome to our new sponsor – Small Things Wine thumbnail

We are delighted to welcome Small Things Wine as a Sponsor.  Hailing from Margaret River in Western Australia, Small Things Wine produce handcrafted vegan-friendly premium wines packaged in aluminium cans.  Perfect for that overnight hike! The sustainable 250ml cans play a significant role in reducing energy and transportation costs with a significantly higher recyclability potential. Cans are […]

Lotterywest grant to boost cultural awareness on the Bibbulmun Track thumbnail

The Bibbulmun Track Foundation’s efforts to increase awareness and understanding of Nyoongar culture on the Bibbulmun Track has been given a boost by a Lotterywest grant of $10,600. The presentation was made by Matthew Hughes MLA, State MP for Kalamunda at the Northern Terminus of the Bibbulmun Track. Foundation Executive Director, Linda Daniels said that […]

Walpole Wilderness Experience thumbnail

Hamish Gibson, of WFB Cape to Cape Explorer Tours, has sent us this account of walking the Track in the Walpole-Nornalup Conservation Park, famous for its towering karri and tingle trees. The park is part of the larger Walpole Wilderness Area that was established in 2004. As I listen to the red-tailed cockatoo’s ‘karack!’ call high in the canopy, […]

First visit for new BTF volunteers to their section thumbnail

It was a baptism not of fire but water, when new maintenance volunteers David Miller and daughter Jonica made their first full visit to their section in the Pingerup Plains. Very soon after David signed up for the section from Pingerup Road to Mount Chance campsite, the annual Frankland District Field Day was held at […]

Boat Harbour rehabilitation thumbnail

A major project to prevent further erosion and encourage revegetation in the dune stretches along the south coast is progressing well. On the third campaign this year, our volunteers were pleased to be joined by rangers from the Binalup Aboriginal Corporation who are keen to learn about the techniques we are using to stabilize the […]

Focus on volunteer roles thumbnail

The core purpose of the Foundation is to enable and guide the contribution of the walker community in supporting the management, maintenance and marketing of the Track (you can read more about our purpose from this perspective in a previous article in our members’ magazine Bibbulmun News, Issue #83, page 18.). We achieve this support […]

South Coast Field Days thumbnail

The annual Field Day for sectional volunteers in Frankland and Albany Districts were held on the last weekend in May – at Mount Chance and Sandpatch campsites. There are four goals to a Field Day – for all the volunteers to connect with each other and the BTF office team; to have a busy bee […]

Boat Harbour Stabilisation thumbnail

Rain and strong winds in May failed to dampen the efforts of the two Support Volunteer teams – 16 volunteers in total, that embarked on Campaign 1 of the South Coast Stabilisation Project working west of Boat Harbour. After extensive surveys and inspections, a range of track treatments and materials were considered and planned depending […]

Maintenance volunteer activities thumbnail

Sectional maintenance volunteers for the northern parts of the Track recently headed out to take part in their annual District Field Day. Volunteers visited Beraking campsite (Perth Hills district of PaWS) and Possum Springs campsite (Wellington district) to give the shelter and campsite a facelift. Maintenance manager Sue Morley took some brand-new volunteers for a […]