November 5, 2017

I know people who are amazing naturalists and communicators. When I hear these people talk or write about animals and plants it’s truly fascinating. But I’m not a research scientist. I don’t see myself as a naturalist, or even as someone who communicates interesting ti...

November 1, 2017

Tuesday 31/10

My friend and namesake Dan O’Brien met me at Fraser’s house in the morning. Dan has previously worked at Mittagundi, the sister organisation to Wollangarra, and was the one who had organised my massage the night before. Today he would be walking with me th...

October 26, 2017

Sometimes we have good days, and sometimes they’re not so good. Today wasn’t really all that bad, but more than a few things happened that certainly curtailed the incredibly high spirits I had been maintaining.

Things looked good this morning, waking up on the beach to...

October 10, 2017

It feels SO great to be on the road again! The feelings of liberation I've experienced walking across country like this are unlike anything I've experienced before. Still recovering from injury, I feel even more lucky to be able to take a slower pace as I warm up to lo...

October 9, 2017

To finish up my recovery period I headed over to Wollangarra's Open Day in Victoria with my mum Dora and our friend Jane.

Wollangarra is a pretty special place. It's a non-profit outdoor education centre that provides an opportunity for young people to develop a connect...

July 13, 2017

Alongside recreating in natural spaces and undertaking large-scale restoration projects, we need to change our cities to become friendlier to- and contain more 'natural' ecosystems. By reintroducing functioning ecosystems, or 'rewilding' our cities, we...

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There are over 1900 species in danger of extinction in Australia. Tristan is walking from Adelaide to Melbourne and around Tasmania to raise money and awareness for conservation activities to protect these species.

100% of donations received will Proudly Support:

BioR will use funds raised by 1900 Footprints to restore and maintain a species-rich conservation block near Monarto, South Australia

 Funds for Wollangarra will sponsor 

disadvantaged young people to attend life-changing outdoor courses in the Victorian mountains.

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