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 Rod Cheal from Taronga Zoo with Warney the White- lipped  tree frog

Gliders, Frogs & Koalas ‘InSitu’

The koalas, frogs and gliders Project In Situ was a collaborative project with Richmond Landcare, Dorroughby Environmental Education Centre, Taronga Zoo, Southern Cross University, Rous Water and Friends of the Koala. It was made possible with a Community Environment Grant under the Federal Government's Caring for Our Country program. Students from 13 local schools came together to learn how to take action in helping to save locally threatened species such as Koalas, Giant Barred Frogs and Squirrel Gliders. As a part of September's... Read more

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School Education Director John Lynch opens the Environmental Sustainability Forum

Teacher Professional Development Day - 17th Sep 2013

School Education Director John Lynch opens the Environmental Sustainability Forum last march. On the17th September 2013, Dorroughby EEC with North Coast Local Environmental Educators will hold an environmental sustainability forum on 'Using the Local Environment for Integration of Sustainability Education'. The day will be held at Ocean Shores Public School who have been working closely with WetlandCare to develop a curriculum specifically for their wetland site next to their school grounds. Ten activites have been developed and you will... Read more

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Platypus Day

Dorroughby EEC held a platypus awareness day for student leaders on the 26th June. Students learnt about issues involved in protecting platypus for the future and planned how to convey these messages to fellow students. Activities included water testing,spotting platypus in the local dam, art and informative displays. Guests included Barbara from ROUS Water, Dierdre from Dept Primary Industries, Vanessa from Lismore Council, Sheldon, a Widjubul elder and platypus conservationist Cathie Williams form the Central Coast NSW. Cathie has been busy... Read more