along the Creek, where it was burnt.
Photos taken on 29 April
Taken from the Fletcher St track, there is much more greenery than last time.
More green (the ‘smoky’ look is because I was shooting into the sun.)
looking back towards Jamieson St
Note the leaves on the eucalypt
small plants (like duckweed) growing well here
Not much regrowth here
Looking back to the previous photo, from the other side of the creek.
but 20 m further up is better.
site of the old trailer
same position as the previous photo, but looking 90 degrees clockwise.
So, much improved generally, with regrowth slow on the steeper slopes.
But there are some monbretia. There are reports of Drosera, but I didn’t see any, and there is no broom.
I took some photos on 1 March, to check regrowth. While I took 16 photos, only five show any regrowth, mostly ferns and grasses.
A few grasses
Your gum tree is very resilient!
The fire burnt along the western side of the Creek, from about 100 metres from the Fletcher St track junction, to about 200 metres short of the Parkes St track junction. It started about 12.05 am on Monday 22nd. These photos were taken on Friday 26th at about 3.30 pm.
First burnt area, 33º 43′ 13.290″, 150º 22′ 38.030″
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Note the buildings at the top
Some of the walkway timbers were charred.
Caused by two fireworks.