Tag - environmental education

14
Mar

VIDEO: Kids learning from close encounters

Here at Natura we are big believers in the incredible learning value of experiences that children get from venturing outside. In this video we get to share in some of the wonder that little Jackson experiences during some close encounters with some of our wonderful Aussie wildlife… By simply getting young children outside to explore …

11
Jan

6 Things you didn’t know you could recycle

Recycling is a wonderful thing, and with the growing knowledge that our resources are limited and the impact their extraction is having on our environment, there are few that would deny that recycling is indeed the way of the future. For many of us it has already become a way of life and thanks to …

4
Nov

Natura Pacific features in ‘More Gold Coast’

The work of Natura Pacific appeared recently in a feature article published by ‘More Gold Coast’. This article was a wonderful reflection of the achievements and initiatives that our small Gold Coast business has accomplished over the last 10 years as a result of the passion and enthusiasm of our small but dedicated team. Click here …

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 …

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