Nature Euphoriasharing adventure and sustainability
A River Journey – From My Backyard to the Sea
Down the Rivers from Yea to the Mouth of the Murray River at Goolwa
Scheduled – March 2020
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As Leigh continues his journey from Yea to the mouth of the Murray River in SA, we will be updating his progress. You will need to zoom the map to find his location.
The view of the valley from Warragul rocks is spectacular, as you see the river meander through the valley below and the vegetation changes with aspect and elevation. With the water you see life, and with the rocks we find enjoyment.
Floating down the river as it runs through Murrindindi shire, a place so familiar to me, is the perfect way to settle into my new lifestyle and anticipate the long journey ahead.
I left my backyard Thursday morning on a small sit-on-top kayak, and it was a good choice swapping out my large fiberglass canoe for a more maneuverable craft to navigate the Yea river.
Making a paddle is easy, all you do is get a piece of wood and remove everything that isnt a paddle.
The mountain ash trees grow tall, reaching towards the sky forming a vast forest canopy and the dense community of tree ferns blossom out of the understory below.
From my Childhood home on the banks of the Yea River and wetlands of central Victoria I will paddle a canoe down a section of the Murray-Darling Basin to the Ocean near Goolwa, South Australia.
How About Giving Leigh a Help Along
Leigh is undertaking this trip to create awareness of the environmental issues confronting all Australians. He will be giving talks to many schools and community groups along the route. The trip is expected to take approximately 3 months. During this time Leigh will not be earning any money at all, if you can spare a few dollars to help him along, it would be greatly appreciated.
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