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
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
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
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 by Natura Pacific
Natura Pacific successfully coordinated the Gold Coast Waterwatch program from 2009 to 2016, teaching thousands of students from early childhood through to senior high school about the importance of our waterways and catchments. Natura Education’s efforts included lifting participation rates from an average of 1,700 students per annum to 3,096 in the first year to
Sunday, 25 September 2016 by Natura Pacific
Kids learn best when they’re having fun and what could be more enjoyable than getting outdoors and close to nature? There’s an emerging concern that children are missing out on the benefits of outdoor activities because parents may be anxious that their children will be hurt at play and that it’s safer to stay indoors.
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 by Natura Pacific
Using Australian native plants for gardening is not a new concept. In fact we have been encouraged by many celebrity gardeners for some 25 years or more to give growing our Aussie natives a go. Indeed there are some distinct advantages in growing native plants with one of the biggest being their ability to meet
Homemade yogurt is not only simple but a much cheaper and healthier option for your family. Take a look as Kieran shows you how… along with a couple of little helpers!
Thursday, 23 June 2016 by Natura Pacific
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
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
Friday, 22 April 2016 by Natura Pacific
So what is a catchment? Is it something important and does it affect you and me? Adam from Natura Education explains the vital importance of our local catchments and how e can all help to keep them healthy into the future.