February Bushcare – After the Deluge

Careful what you wish for – 220mm of rain was certainly welcome, but also rearranged quite a bit of the landscape within Else Mitchell.

An ephemeral creek in full flow

The sheer volume of water was most unusual, even flowing over the top of the dam, which might have been unprecedented. Of course, the planks on the bridge were washed away, as usual.

Floating away
Big water moved big wood…and note the heavy bridge plank that ended up at top of gully
Rain impact