Regional Achievement and Community Awards
Monday 21 July, 2014
Nominations for the 2014 Regional Achievement and Community Awards are open until Wednesday 23 July.
Parks Victoria is encouraging nominations for the Parks Victoria Environmental Sustainability Award. This category acknowledges individuals, groups and organisations that show a proven passion and dedication towards improving the environment and human well-being in regional and rural areas.
This Award recognises those who aim to improve our patterns of consumption and environmental behaviour and understand that individual and community health are reliant on a healthy parks system.
For more information or to obtain a nomination information brochure visit www.awardsaustralia.com or call the Awards office on 9720 2277.
22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 5 Oct 2014 12:00am
Drop in and pick up your explorer pack from the Mansion with activity sheets, magnifying glass and pencil. Complete the activities and return the pack to collect some Junior Ranger goodies. Activities are available every day of the school holidays.
22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 3 Oct 2014 12:00am
Parks Victoria’s Discovery program is designed to encourage kids and adults to explore Victoria’s parks with a ranger. Whether it’s discovering mini beasts through a microscope, learning about creatures’ tracks and traces and their habitats, or discovering the fascinating life beneath the sea during a rock pool ramble, kids will…
30 Sep 2014 10:00am-12:00pm
Join a ranger for an adventure along the Maribyrnong River where you will find tiny creatures that live in the river. These minibeasts are fascinating creatures, and we can use them to see how healthy the river is. Healthy rivers and creeks are essential to keep the plants and animals…
30 Sep 2014 10:30am-12:00pm
Learn about the differences between renewable versus non-renewable energy. What was the State Coal Mine black coal actually used for? How was it used to make energy? Children will be able to construct a kite, decorate it and fly it on top of the mullock heaps after learning about the…