Student leaders recognised for their Enviroschools contribution
Alex Parker and Matthew Quot from Botany Downs Secondary School have received the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology for their work in 2020. They have had a substantial involvement in Enviroschools for several years. Matthew and Alex spent time during their busy schedule to reflect on receiving the award and the learning journey that they have been on.
Ecolution leads Long Bay College towards a sustainable future
A group of passionate secondary students from Ecolution at Long Bay College has recently led the school through a process of Enviroschools holistic reflection towards recognition of bronze status. Learn more about the Enviroschools empowered students in this school and what they want to see happen in the future.
Student commitment helps decrease threat of Moth Plants
One aspect of creating Living Landscapes is to explore and address biosecurity issues. In this report we hear from Cate Jessep about the work being carried out by Howick schools and the response to the Moth Plant Pod Competition including raising awareness and removal of moth plant, Araujia hortorum.
Collaborative Cluster Approach Sees Howick Community Take Diverse Action Towards Zero Waste
In their review surveys at the end of 2018 twenty-one Enviroschools asked for help to reduce waste in their schools. Auckland Sustainable Schools team saw the potential to take this beyond the school gates. Here, Cate Jessep, Enviroschools facilitator and Sustainable Schools Advisor, tells us about the planning, implementation, and success of their cluster approach.
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