Coastal path discussion

Lake Victoria and Menheere Quary.

A full-day forum to discuss a possible bike/walking track between Ocean Grove and Point Lonsdale and the impact it might have on the environment will be held on Friday 21 June.

The form will focus on the ‘green wedge’ between the towns and will inform residents of the concerns, opportunities and risks associated with a Southern Bellarine Coastal Trail.

The forum will allow locals to get a better understanding of the risks associated with a coastal trail between Ocean Grove and Point Lonsdale.

This largely involves the creation of an Ocean Grove to Point Lonsdale bicycle trail, but also includes other proposals, such as an environment centre at Lake Victoria

The forum, on 21 June at Shell Road pavilion, Ocean Grove from 9.30am to 4.30pm, is free to attend but it limited to 150 people.

See eventbrite.com.au/e/southern-bellarine-coastal-forum-tickets-61857947787 for tickets.

There were only about 50 seats left when the Voice went to print last Friday.

The full program can be found at ogca.com.au/documents.

Speakers will include:

Corrina Eccles, Wadawurrung Aboriginal Corporation

Jessica Hurse, City of Greater Geelong

Peter Haffenden, Friends of Buckley Park

A/Prof. David Kennedy, Melbourne University

Matt Crawley Bellarine, Catchment Network

Chris Lindorff, Trust for Nature

Brett Ince, Geelong and Bellarine Tourism

Bob Jordan, Bike Safe Geelong / Surfcoast

Barry Lingham, Geelong Field Naturalists

Noel Emselle, Bellarine Senior Citizen

John Wynn, Wynndean Holiday Park

 

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