Gold Coast Waterwatch Program – City of Gold Coast QLD
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
A new species of water bug on the Gold Coast
Monday, 13 June 2016 by Natura Pacific
Here at Natura Education we are very privileged to be working with a team of educators and scientists that are not only skilled in delivering a variety of education programs to students of all ages, but are also experts in their respective fields. John Pumpurs is Natura Education’s resident frog and water bug expert and
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We are 2016 Healthy Waterways Awards Finalists!
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 by Natura Pacific
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
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VIDEO: The Catchment Journey – Series 1 What is a catchment?
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.
A Waterwatch Progress Report
Friday, 05 February 2016 by Natura Pacific
Our Waterwatch team has been ever so busy and we wanted to share with you what we got up to during July to September of the 2015 program! During this period our educators worked with 11 schools and approximately 1,035 students, wow! With all of these enthusiastic young waterwatchers we successfully carried out monitoring at
- Published in Education
Waterways Field Guide Series 1: Water Bugs – A Fantastic New Resource for Teachers, Students and Scientists Alike!
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 by Natura Pacific
We at Natura have been working on an exciting new project recently for Gold Coast Waterwatch that we simply can’t wait to share with all and sundry! Haven’t heard of Waterwatch? Well, Gold Coast Waterwatch is a community service initiated and supported by the City of Gold Coast that engages with early learning centres, primary schools,
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What can Gold Coast Waterwatch achieve in a year?
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 by Natura Pacific
Gold Coast Waterwatch is a community service initiated and supported by the City of Gold Coast and facilitated by Natura Education. When delivering Waterwatch we engage with early learning centres, primary schools, secondary schools, community groups and community events to educate participants on the importance of healthy waterways and catchments. It is part of Waterwatch
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Through the Eyes of an Educator: Gold Coast Waterwatch for Term 2
Thursday, 13 August 2015 by Natura Pacific
Gold Coast Waterwatch is an education and community engagement program designed to develop knowledge around the human impacts on waterway health in Gold Coast Catchment areas. Together, we discuss what a catchment is and how the health of the waterway may be improved or depleted through human activities as well as working with students and