Tag - community engagement

22
Jun

Native seeds creating community connection

The South East Queensland Native Seed Project How green can we make 2018? 2018 has seen the start of a really exciting native seed project taking place in South East Queensland. It will bring together different parts of our community to do something really special for nature. Some past victories for ‘greening’ South East Queensland …

20
Oct

Sustainability Superheroes! A visit to Substation33

Somewhere in Kingston in south-east Queensland, a small social enterprise is making huge waves in sustainability and within the surrounding community. Substation33 comprises a small team of incredibly dedicated people who have banded together to deliver a novel recycling and education social enterprise that is solving some our region’s greatest waste issues – that of …

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

Brunei-Maura District Plan Natural Environment Strategy – Brunei

In 2011 Natura Pacific were engaged to develop a natural environment strategy and assess and classify Environmental Values (EVs) in the Brunei Maura District. The assessment specifically required the identification, classification, mapping and development of a series of recommendations and management actions to protect EVs. This included assessments of water quality, riparian vegetation, stream banks, …

30
Sep

South Stradbroke Island Nature-based Recreation Strategy – South East QLD

This strategy was developed by Natura Pacific in 2010 to balance the demands for nature-based recreation and tourism on South Stradbroke Island, within an ecologically sustainable management framework. Firstly, ecological values were identified, highlighted and mapped. Policies, strategies and management guidelines were then developed and incorporated into the decision making process with regards to zoning …

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 …

22
Aug

Community Engagement and Environmental Education – Pulau Banyak, Indonesia

During 2008 to 2009 Natura Pacific developed and implemented a number of projects for Yayasan Pulau Banyak, a non-Government organisation in the Aceh region of Indonesia. These included: a solid waste management strategy and community engagement program; a “Teach the Teachers” environmental training program for Local Government, community groups and schools; and development of a …

30
Jul

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 …

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