Nature Euphoria

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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.

From the river to the lake and back to the river again

From the river to the lake and back to the river again

The river flows into lake Nagambie; as the water begins to flow slower and the river grows wider, inundating the banks and spanning across the landscape. The meandering river transforms into a vast body of water that lays by the rural town of Nagambie, forming lagoons and peninsulars, wetlands and marshlands that at times seem more familiar to Louisiana than Victoria.

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Down the Yea river

Down the Yea river

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.

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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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