Category Archives: SEED

Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities 2019 Awards Finalists

The SEED Student Environment Day held in Beechworth in May 2019 is now a finalist in the Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Communities Award in the category of Community Government Partnership.  This event, which is run through a partnership between North East Waste & Resource Recovery Group and North East Catchment Management Authority was supported by…

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…