VIDEO: Habitat for the future – a visit to the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre nursery

Join Mark and Desiree as they show you the fantastic work that is being done at the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre growing native seedlings to restore our waterway habitat. The Connecting Community for Waterways project is undertaken as a service to the community, and focuses on students and community collecting native seeds to provide as a …

VIDEO: The GroNATIVE App development caught on film

The GroNATIVE app is happening and we are so excited! Take a sneak peek into some recent filming of the app’s development conducted here at Natura Pacific. The app, which is being created in collaboration with Griffith University, promotes the use of native plants in our gardens in order to improve biodiversity, reduce garden weed …

Congratulations to the Healthy Waterways Award Winners for 2016

Natura Education and our partners from the City of Gold Coast Catchment Management Unit were honoured to be among the finalists for this year’s Healthy Waterways Awards. In attending the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner last week, we were so proud to be in the company of so many who are contributing truly wonderful things to …

VIDEO: Introducing our new vertical garden!

Would could be better than a cool wall of green and the sound of trickling water in your workplace? The team here at Natura Pacific are very excited to be helping put together our very own green wall which will form the backdrop to our workspace. Take a look while Mark shows you how the …

Waterways Field Guides now available at Gold Coast Libraries

Some exciting news this week for the many people who have shown interest in the recently released Waterways Field Guides – they are now available at the many branches of Gold Coast Libraries. In fact we were very excited to receive a photograph of a display set up by the Southport Branch Library showcasing these …

Natura-Pacific takes out UN Environment Award

Running since 2000, more than 40 schools, journalists, local councils, environmental organisations and individuals were finalists in the 2016 UN World Environment Day Awards. And last night, in a glittering ceremony in Melbourne, Natura-Pacific was announced winner of the Business Award category. Natura Pacific, which has a small team of just 15, provides environmental education …

We are 2016 Healthy Waterways Awards Finalists!

We are very excited to share that our recently released Waterways Field Guide has been nominated as a finalist for the 2016 Healthy Waterways Awards, in the category of Sustainable Education. These guides were developed as an initiative of Gold Coast Waterwatch, which was supported and undertaken by both the City of Gold Coast Catchment Management …

Waterways Field Guide – Series 2 to 4 are here!

In December last year, Natura Pacific and City of Gold Coast released the first in a series of field guides titled “Waterways Field Guide, Series 1: Water Bugs”. Take a look at our article on this here. Being an initiative of Gold Coast Waterwatch, the Water Bugs guide was quickly heralded to be a success by …

Changes to Queensland’s Vegetation Management Act

Just last month on 17 March 2016, the Queensland government has put forward proposed changes to vegetation management laws in the sunshine state. The changes have been titled under the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, and propose to reinstate responsible vegetation management laws for Queensland (Department of Natural Resources and Mines, …

VIDEO: Aussie plants are coming out of the dark with a native plant app

What if we could make use of our amazing Australian native plants for all types of gardening and landscaping? What if up and coming app technology was able to help us plan our gardens in such a way that we were contributing to conservation at the same time? Dr Mark Runkowski introduces an exciting new …

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