Our fantastic volunteer Gordon Page prepares the Mt Burr Swamp wool-shed for its new purpose

Our fantastic volunteer Gordon Page prepares the Mt Burr Swamp wool-shed for its new purpose

Community support towards the project at Mt Burr Swamp has taken a few different forms, including the practical… and here is how.

Long-term NGT volunteer and supporter Gordon Page (of the Friends of the Great South West Walk) has made some significant improvements to the wool-shed at Mt Burr Swamp in time for our celebration day on Sunday the 9th of October. And the results (see below) speak for themselves…

What a great contribution by a fantastic bloke – thanks Gordon!

Firstly, from the outside:

The western end of the woolshed - Before windows...

The western end of the woolshed – Before windows…

During construction...

During construction…

The windows in place - turning the woolshed into one very big bird hide, overlooking Mt Burr Swamp!

The windows in place – turning the wool-shed into one very big bird hide, overlooking Mt Burr Swamp!

And here is the view from the inside:

The original interior of the woolshed with yards in place.

The original interior of the wool-shed with yards in place.

The yards are gone and the room has a view!

The yards are gone and the room has a view!

Windows in and looking good!

The windows are in and the space has plenty of natural light – ready for the celebration day and future educational activities!

Mark Bachmann
Mark Bachmann


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