School - park partnerships
Parks Victoria manages parks and historic sites on behalf of all Victorians.
Schools can get involved by forming a partnership with a local park with students working on a range of hands-on projects such as tree planting, weed removal and wildlife conservation projects. For examples of projects please visit the case studies page.
Please be aware that project opportunities are limited and are dependent on the staffing level and workload in your local park.
ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic
Participating in a project with your local park is a great way for your school to become certified for the biodiversity module of ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic.Our rangers can help your students learn more about local biodiversity through sharing the type of work they do on a daily basis to help conserve our native plants and animals.
Kids Teaching Kids
Parks Victoria has partnered with schools across Victoria to help students develop projects for Kids Teaching Kids conferences and events. With locations all over Victoria, having your students involved in learning about their local park and then sharing their learning with other students from across the state is a great way to motivate your students to become active in conserving Victoria’s natural places.
Parks Victoria can also support schools in putting on their own regional event as part of Kids Teaching Kids Week. Point Nepean National Park hosts an event for schools in the Mornington Peninsula area. Parks Victoria is keen to extend this to other regions so register your interest by contacting our education team.
- Phone 13 1963
28 Oct 2014
Dunkeld Kindergarten’s Bush Kinder has been awarded the Parks Victoria Environmental Sustainability Award at the 2014 Regional Achievement and Community Awards that were presented on Friday 24 October. The award acknowledges individuals, groups and organisations that show a proven passion and dedication towards improving the environment and human wellbeing in…
21 Nov 2014 - 23 Nov 2014
Sport event offering 20 Sports Open to all... Companies, clubs, govt departments Co-workers, family and friends Established to encourage companies to support their employees' pursuit of a healthier more a healthier more active lifestyle
24 Nov 2014 8:00am - 27 Nov 2014 6:00pm
Support the recovery of native mammals, birds and reptiles through hands-on conservation on the Glenelg Ark project. Experience the best that South-west Victoria has to offer, including the magnificent Cape Nelson Lighthouse, volcanic features of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, picturesque surrounds of Cape Bridgewater, and one of Australia’s largest Fur…
28 Nov 2014 7:00pm-8:30pm
Fun, low key Mountain Bike racing suitable for beginner racers and juniors (13yrs and over)
29 Nov 2014 8:00am-9:00am
parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the park.