Category Archives: SEED

Beechworth Student Environment Day

Baarmutha Park in Beechworth hosted the 40th Student Environment Day event on a cold, but rain-free May 9th for around 200 students from the Indigo Shire area. This was the first time this event has been held in Beechworth and the participation rate was excellent. Participating schools were Beechworth PS, Beechworth Montessori School, St. Joseph’s…

National Tree Day – 28 July

National Tree Day, proudly sponsored by Toyota Australia, was co-founded in 1996 by Planet Ark and Olivia Newton-John. It has now grown in to Australia’s largest community tree planting and nature protection event. Planet Ark is asking Australians to help us plant one million new native trees and shrubs across the country. National Tree Day…

Upcoming Wangaratta School Environment Day

Waste, water, energy, biodiversity, sustainable living, floods, fire and aboriginal art will all be among the topics of a major environmental education event coming up in Wangaratta. Around 180 grade 5 students from the Wangaratta area will attend the North East School Environment Day at the BARR RESERVE COMMUNITY CENTRE, Park Lane, in Wangaratta, on…

Tallangatta SED 2018 Report

The Tallangatta Student Environment Day was held at the Tallangatta Showgrounds on May 3rd for 144 students from the Towong Shire, involving Mitta Mitta, Kiewa Valley, Talgarno, Tallangatta, St. Michael’s, Eskdale and Upper Sandy Creek schools as well as some home-schooled students. Students came together to learn about different aspects of the environment from local…