Tyrone Bell and participants imagine the landscape as it originally was

Thursday 16 May 2024: Mt Taylor Indigenous Walk – S/E. Presented by Tyronne Bell of Thunderstone Aboriginal Cultural Services and organised by ACT Environmental Volunteers Knowledge Building Workshops. A 2 hour walk examining indigenous sites and plants on Mt Taylor.


From Garmin Connect (recorded on MAP66i) – Distance: 3.86km | Climb: 170vm | Time: 1:08 moving +1:38 of stops = 2:46 | Grading: S/E; E(4).


View photographs here.

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Track Map

Here’s where we went.

Track Mt Taylor Indigenous Walk

Trip Report

We stopped at various times and Tyronne spoke about the various aspects of the site:

  • Cherry Ballart tree
  • 6 indigenous seasons
  • Imagine the land before white settlement
  • Hardenbergia
  • Indigofera
  • Cassinia
  • Ants nest
  • Bulbine lily (Yam daisy)
  • Well tree
  • Lomandra (Mat Rush)
  • Corroboree site
  • Kurrajong tree
  • Canoe scar tree with inappropriately placed nesting box.

An inappropriately placed box on a scar tree

A most informative walk.


~14 walkers.

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