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The Hairy Canary (In The Coal Mine): Bogong Moths In The Victorian Alpine Country

Great Bush Tucker, Great reason to gather the tribes each year along the Mighty Mitta for thousands of years. Not to mention a Mountain Pygmy Possum staple.

Paddlers continue the ritual, in our way. But the moths seem to be disappearing. Check this link to see how to ID them, where they hang, and record a sighting for science:


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We'd love you to become a member &/or donate. That's how we can continue to do great projects like this website, and on the ground works. You can also buy a super cool hoodie. Click "Paddler Resources", then "Paddler Articles", and click the "Become a Member" Post for more information. Or just click the "donate" button! Thanks in advance!

Contact Friends Of The Mitta

Friends Of The Mitta
c/o Jeffe Aronson
124 Callaghans Rd
​Anglers Rest, Victoria 3898

03 5159 7252

Mitta Mitta River
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