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15
Aug

Money grows on trees – Measuring the $$ value of vegetation

Okay, I know money doesn’t actually grow on trees. But it might as well. In fact, the dollar value of trees is scientifically measurable. Research actually shows that trees are providing genuine economic benefits to people that are truly worth protecting. Just one example is one that we tend to think of first: trees improve …

7
Aug

Connecting people to nature – A challenge of the modern world

Humans have co-existed with other beings in the natural world for ages, but how would you define your connection with nature? Humans are born as a part of nature, and it explains why many of us tend to both crave and seek out ways of connecting with it. However, chances are for most of us, …

30
Jun

World Environment Day – What is it all about?

Just a week or two ago, we celebrated World Environment Day. Now, you’ve probably heard about “Earth Day”, but not as many of us have heard of “World Environment Day”. Why is that so? While both days have a similar objective, to help raise awareness for us all to help protect the environment, The are …

21
Jun

Lots of eco-friendly fun at LEAF 2017!

The Natura team had lots of fun joining in with all the activities at the 2017 LEAF (Logan Eco Action Festival) recently. This was such an incredibly busy event and it was so great to see so many people supporting and enjoying a festival that was focused on all of us becoming more environmentally-minded. The …

31
May

GroNATIVE is given a ‘thumbs up’ by Hort Journal Australia

It was wonderful to see the appearance of the new GroNATIVE app in the April edition of the well-known publication Hort Journal Australia. The article, written by reknowned Australian native plant expert Kate Heffernan (learn more about Kate and her work on her website), runs through the value that an app such as grow native …

15
May

Joining in at the Nature Play Qld Symposium 2017

Our Early Childhood Coordinator Tracey Mayhew was delighted to represent Natura Education at the Nature Play Qld Symposium 2017 held at Palm Beach recently. Here Tracey shares with us her account of the day: And what a great day it was!  Nearly 300 childcare educators and primary school teachers all gathered together to share inspiration …

11
May

VIDEO: Back to basics – Getting children outside

Tracey is Natura Education’s early childhood specialist and she is just brimming with wonderful and simple ideas for getting our children outside in the fresh air and engaged in imaginative and active play. Take a look at this video where Tracey shares some great ideas! To find out more about what we do take a …

26
Apr

What’s so great about a green wall?

What are the benefits of a green wall for your business? They are a unique marketing tool… Is a client going to remember the blank white walls of your conference room? Probably not. But, you can bet they’ll remember the beautiful vertical garden or green wall in your reception area. Green walls are also great for creating an eco-friendly, environmentally …

7
Apr

Nature’s high rises – The importance of tree hollows and nest boxes

Trees support wildlife in a myriad of ways, providing valuable food, shelter and nesting opportunities. Mature trees are particularly important, and play a part in the survival of around 300 Australian reptiles, amphibians, birds, insects and mammals. Many of these depend entirely upon tree hollows for nesting and raising their young. Tree hollows form when …

28
Mar

Drone surveys have much to offer

Drone surveys – efficiency and accuracy! When it comes to mapping and monitoring an area’s environmental condition, there are various approaches to consider. Here at Natura Pacific we’ve found that using a drone is one of the most efficient and accurate survey methods around. This service allows us to provide you with a clear and …

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