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Book our Threatened Species Zoo mobile 2018

Almost 100 plants and animal species are at risk of extinction in NSW. As a part of September's Threatened Species month, Macadamia Castle and the Office of Environment and Heritage will team up with Dorroughby EEC to take a Zoo Mobile to participating schools across the region. Students will get up close and personal with a range of local animals and learn how to take action to help to save locally threatened species . Following the 40 minute animal Presentation ( open to 100 students ) a 1 hour Threatened species workshop will be run by... Read more

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Dorroughby Environmental Education Centre is a NSW Department of Education facility located 20 minutes NE of Lismore. Experienced teachers provide sustainability, cultural and environmental programs for students K-12 at the centre, within schools and at a variety of other sites. Centre Facilities • Two dormitories with 18 beds each, showers and a separate staff bedroom • Camping area for larger groups • Stainless steel kitchen with industrial appliances • Outdoor cooking and covered eating area • Classroom with audio visual equipment • Native... Read more


Stage 3 Environmental Artist in Residence Camp Term 2 Week 8 June 19- 21

Thankyou to everyone who responsed to our annual Artist in Residence Environmental Arts Camp all spots have now been filled. Dorroughby Environmental Education Centre is once again hosting another fabulous Artist in Residence Environmental Arts Camp program for selected Stage 3 students. The camp dates are June 19-21 Week 8 Term 2. Students will have the unique opportunity to work alongside professionals artists at DEEC gaining skills in visual and performing arts. Final works will be displayed in a public Art Exhibition. Teachers and family... Read more


Threatened Species Art Competiton

Threatened Species Children's Art Competition

Threatened Species Children's Art Competition The Threatened Species Children's art competition helps children unleash their artistic creativity while learning about the extinction crisis facing our native plants and animals. The 2018 competition will be open to children 5-12 years old. Fifty finalists' works will hang in a two week exhibition in September, with winners announced on September 7, Threatened Species Day. More information here The on-line entry forms will be open from 9am on June 4, 2018 and close 5pm on August 3, 2018.... Read more

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