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  Against all odds...a Sea Turtle Survival Story ...
by December 16, 2019
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Sydney, Australia, is a global city, blessed to still have areas of remnant natural bushland scattered throughout its suburbs. When Captain Cook first sailed into Botany Bay in 1770, the biodiversity would have been spectacular and even to this day there is a far greater diversity of plant species within the city boundaries than exist in the entire United Kingdom. Some incredible wildlife still occurs here too. The problem is that bushland areas are extremely sensitive to invasive weeds and can ...
by July 25, 2019
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A holistic approach to environmental education: How to foster ongoing environmental stewardship in the community.        Bellarine Catchment Network engages the wider Bellarine Peninsula community through a variety of programs and opportunities that facilitate re-engagement and behavioural change. Their goal is to continue delivering integrated community driven projects that protect and enhance the environmental values of the Bellarine. ...
by January 8, 2020
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Alby Wooler and a group of friends formed the Capricorn Coast Landcare Group in 1987. Alby was also the person who launched the Junior Landcare programme in 1997 in local schools around the area; a programme that has since spread not only nationally, but also globally. In 2005 he received the Queensland Individual Landcare Award, and was runner up in the National Individual Landcare Award. In the same year he was voted Livingstone Shire Council Citizen of the Year, as well as receiving the Queen...
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Our Place Migratory Bird/Wetland Habitat research project The Bellarine Catchment Network are offering free Victorian Curriculum linked online learning resources for students in Levels 3-6 ready to-go. This activity contributes to learning in: Science Understanding (Science Curriculum), Geographical Concepts and Skills (Science Curriculum) and Geographical Knowledge (Humanities> Geography Curriculum). Students can choose one of two research projects to complete about either Migratory Birds...
by March 24, 2020
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The Ramsar Convention is the only international treaty devoted to conserving a single ecosystem type across the planet - Wetlands. 157 nations work together to care for 2,300 Ramsar wetland sites across the world and 6 of them occur within the Bellarine Peninsula and western Port Phillip Bay. Raising awareness of these precious habitats is a priority for the Bellarine Catchment Network in 2020 and our established schools program provides the ideal outreach for this message.   ...
by March 20, 2020
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On Saturday 29th of February eight new Caring for our Bays Hero bin decals translated  in Languages other than English were launched at the 2020 PakoFesta Multicultural Festival. Over 100 000 people attended the event and saw the new installations.   ...
by March 17, 2020
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On the 27th February 2020, twelve year 11 and 12 VCAL students undertook a clean up on 500m of beach at the Ocean Grove main beach.  The most abundant items collected were small litter fragments, butts, bottle tops, bottles and cups.  Approximately 5 kgs of rubbish was collected from what, at first appearance seems like a clean beach. Many small plastic fragments were found in the high tide line, with the larger items found in the adjacent flora in the dune system. The students logged their l...
by February 24, 2020
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From Barren Wasteland to Biodiversity Classroom The Mentone Primary School Story In 2019, Mentone Primary School began a new Specialist subject- Sustainability. We began the year with an audit of the school. Students walked around and pointed out areas they thought needed improvement. We then collated ideas to see what students thought were highest priorities. ...
by February 13, 2020
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A brilliant, no DAZZLING, turquoise sea is how I will always remember my first visit to the Torres Strait. The vivid intensity of colour smacking me in the face as I passed over the water from the airport on Horn Island to the central hub of the Torres Strait, Thursday Island. The Australian Marine Environment Protection Association (AUSMEPA) and partners Maritime Safety Qld (MSQ) and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) sent me on an errand to meet with Tagai College and the vario...
by February 8, 2020
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GJS Intellectual Company Australia, under the administration of Chuentat Kang, is handling volunteer training for disadvantaged via community engineering education for caring of our land.  This online volunteer training is conducted via landline phone together with internet computer as a part of community strengthening purposes.  Multifaith chaplaincy and interfaith network can be involved in the blessing of such environmental conservation initiatives.  Languages could be used in such environmen...
by December 17, 2019
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Agmentation We were lucky enough to be invited to UNE's Agemntation event as part of a group representing Goondiwindi. Agmentation is a hackathon-style event run over one day as a part of UNE's 'Rural Focus' week. Run by the Smart Region Incubator (Incubator that joins regional startups with academic business research, business mentors, corporate and community partners), Agmentation brings together over one hundred like-minded high school and university students, industry professionals, resea...
by July 25, 2019
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A holistic approach to environmental education: How to foster ongoing environmental stewardship in the community.        Bellarine Catchment Network engages the wider Bellarine Peninsula community through a variety of programs and opportunities that facilitate re-engagement and behavioural change. Their goal is to continue delivering integrated community driven projects that protect and enhance the environmental values of the Bellarine. ...