Morawa Shire opens new wildflower walk
As the wildflower season approaches, visitors to Morawa are invited to try walking a new 3.8 km circuit created through the catchment area on the north side of town.
MEEDAC Work for the Dole co-ordinator Daniel Green said besides wildflowers there was always a chance walkers could catch a glimpse of a kangaroo, echidna or lizard because there was plenty of wildlife about.
Mr Green has been leading a team of eight men to perform the bulk of the work in conjunction with Morawa Shire.
They spent two months clearing the path with a bobcat and laying blue metal which they compacted to form a firm walking surface.
MEEDAC business manager Milton Molloy said there had been a lot of positive feedback from the community about the project, made possible by an agreement the employment service has with the Shire.
More than 20 suggestions have been short-listed as a name of the walk and the final name is to be decided by public vote before an official opening some time after next month’s council meeting.
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