Students Review Building Design Elements for Effectiveness
Students at Lincoln High School in Canterbury undertook an inquiry into design, materials and building construction to learn more about a special space at their Enviroschool where people now enjoy learning and teaching in. Here are excerpts from the report that Lucy, Amelia and Ashleigh put together. The full report can be found through the link below.
Student Develops Plant Conservation and Leadership Skills Through Riparian Restoration Involvement
A young plant conservationist, Toby Benison, from Springston School, Kura o Makonui, in Canterbury has recently been acknowledged for his significant contribution to a local waterway. Enviroschools Canterbury Facilitator Matt Stanford explains why this motivated student received a New Zealand Plant Conservation Network Award.
Collaborative Approach to Restoration Reaps Rewards
Enviroschools Canterbury facilitator Matt Stanford tells us about the success of a collaborative approach to local learning and action which has led to engaged students, effective restoration in the Selwyn District, and recognition in both the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network and the 2019 Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board awards.
Healthy Wai Supported by Community Partnerships
Leeston School students decided to take action to restore Snake Creek, but to do this, they knew they had to come up with a plan to create shade that could suppress the weeds. Guided by Enviroschools Facilitator Matt Stanford, the students’ plan came to fruition with the help of their community partnerships...
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Restoring our Native Trees - Enviroschools collaboration with Te Ara Kakariki
Click here to read a recent article highlighting the collaboration between Te Ara Kakariki Greenway Canterbury Trust and Enviroschools Canterbury through the Kids Discovery Plantout Programme. The Enviroschools network is...
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