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Recent Projects - Education

30
Sep

The Waterways Field Guide – Teaching Resource

The Waterways Field Guide Project was conducted during 2015 to 2016 and was a joint initiative between Natura Education, City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Waterwatch. This project produced four practical, informative and colourful field guides for students and community groups to use while exploring our waterways.  This project brought together well-researched information on all aspects …

30
Sep

Wipe Out Waste Education Program – City of Gold Coast QLD

From 2011 to 2016 Natura Pacific successfully coordinated and implemented the City of Gold Coast Community ‘Wipe Out Waste’ Education Program. This included 21 different lessons delivered to over 80 different schools and early learning centres across the Gold Coast region annually. The program focused on recycling, reducing waste to landfill, composting, worm farming, green energy alternatives, reducing plastic bag …

30
Sep

Connecting Community for Waterways – South East QLD

During 2013 and 2014 team at Natura Pacific were proud to help facilitate and implement the Connecting Community for Waterways project. 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 prison inmates participating in horticulture training, as part …

30
Sep

Pimpama River Catchment Study Guide – South East QLD

Produced during 2013, the Pimpama River Catchment Study Guide rolls together information on catchment health, environmental processes, cultural significance, water quality, catchment health assessment and monitoring procedures in a ‘user-friendly’ format for teachers and students. It also provides lesson plans including a catchment tour for teachers and students and work booklets for students from years …

19
Oct

Sustainability Education – Democratic Republic of the Congo

In 2013, Natura Pacific worked with the AusCongo Network in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, central Africa, to bring about online environmental workshops to help the community with their farming. This program used Skype video-conferencing to schedule 1-2 hours per week in environmental education for rural farmers and interest community stakeholders. The program covered …

30
Sep

Nerang River Catchment Study Guide – Gold Coast QLD

Produced in 2011, the Nerang River Catchment Study Guide rolls together information on catchment health, environmental processes, cultural significance, water quality, catchment health assessment and monitoring procedures in a ‘user-friendly’ format for teachers and students. It also provides lesson plans including a catchment tour for teachers and students and work booklets for students from years 3 …

30
Sep

Coomera River Workshop, Drawing and Calendar Series – Gold Coast QLD

In 2011 Natura Pacific coordinated this environmental education program to increase awareness and understanding of catchment health and the importance of our day-to-day activities in our environment. The program was also designed to inspire students about the significance of their local environment. The program sought students to draw pictures of what their perception of their …

30
Sep

Inforum Cableway Assessment – Springbrook National Park QLD

During 2011 Natura Pacific designed and implemented an environmental education course, at the request of Inforum Education, for their English language students. As part of this education program, students also participated in a field trip to Springbrook National Park to assess the impact of a hypothetical cable car development on the environment and local community. …

30
Sep

Environmental Education Strategy for South Stradbroke Island – South East QLD

In 2010 Natura Pacific developed this strategy to provide an environmental education framework to enable the Gold Coast City Council to utilise the natural values of South Stradbroke Island and deliver environmental education programs to meet its environmental education goals. Key stakeholders were engaged and policies, strategies and management guidelines were developed and incorporated into …

30
Sep

Community Engagement Toolkit for the National Reserve System – South East QLD

Between 2009 and 2010 the Natura Pacific team developed a Community Engagement Toolkit for the South East Queensland National Reserve System (SEQ NRS) which incorporates parks and reserves of National Significance across 11 Council areas. The Community Engagement Toolkit was the first of its kind in Australia for the National Reserve System and incorporates specific …

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