Natura Education joins hands with Nature Play Qld!

The Natura Education team are very excited to have recently joined the Nature Play Qld network! So why are we so excited? What is Nature Play all about?  Well, to quote directly from their website… “Nature Play QLD’s mission is to increase the time Queensland kids spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature. It …

So Many Ways to Save Water and $$$

Water is precious and so is your hard earned cash! So believe it or not the cost of a dripping tap definitely adds up over time. Luckily there are plenty of ways to reduce your water use, and even better, save money at the same time. Australia is the driest inhabited continent on Earth and …

Natura Education: Environmental Heroes at Pottsville Beach Public School

The Natura education team, lead by our Senior Environmental Educator Lucy, had the great pleasure of spending two days (29th and 31st of July) with the students and staff of Pottsville Beach Public School on NSW’s far north coast. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Treescience, a local environmental consulting business, around 180 students from …

Natura Education and All Saints Anglican College – Working together for our Environment

The team at Natura Education are very lucky and proud to be involved in some great collaborative projects. One such project is the ongoing ‘Connecting Community for Waterways’ initiative. This project was undertaken as a service to the community which was focused on students and community collecting native seeds to provide as a resource to …

Natura Pacific in Chile!

Natura Pacific participated in the Exponor conference held in Antofagasta, Chile, on May 2015. Exponor is an international mining industry exposition and a conference held every two years that is focused on the presentation and exchange of information and expertise from companies in the industry. Companies ranged from material suppliers to waste management experts. Exponor brought together …

Environmental Scientists as Teachers

Science is recognised as a pathway to innovation, and environmental science plays a significant role in meeting the new global challenges of our time. In Australia, environmental science is among the world’s best for quality, with our strengths lying in water science and technology, ecological modelling, and nature and landscape conservation[1].  The Australian Government has …

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Gold Coast Waterwatch for Term 2

Gold Coast Waterwatch is an education and community engagement program designed to develop knowledge around the human impacts on waterway health in Gold Coast Catchment areas. Together, we discuss what a catchment is and how the health of the waterway may be improved or depleted through human activities as well as working with students and …

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Wipe Out Waste for Term 2

I have had a lot of fun working both in the Wipe Out Waste mobile classroom and in school classrooms to spread the word on how to Wipe Out Waste! Wipe Out Waste is a primary school program that raises awareness and develops students’ understanding of how they can reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink when …

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Gold Coast’s Biggest Tree Planting Day

On the 29th March Natura Education were so excited to be a part of Gold Coast’s Biggest Tree Planting Day which was a fantastic community event organised by the Gold Coast Catchment Association and held at the Country Paradise Parklands in Nerang. Our team were there with some beautiful native animals such as a saltwater …

Natura Education: Through the Eyes of an Educator – Meet Kate!

Well, term two is a wrap and it is time to relax a little for the team of educators from Natura Education. The school term was action-packed, with our staff out and about in classrooms and outdoor spaces all over the place! Here we are interacting with children of all ages and members of the …

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