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The Earth's environment - National parks

The Earth’s environment - National parks excursion


How do people value Lane Cove National Park and what sustainable practices protect it?

During this Stage 2 excursion students will investigate how Lane Cove National Park is perceived, valued and protected. On a bushwalk through the diverse eucalyptus and mangrove forest environments in Lane Cove National Park, and the scenic riverbanks of Sugarloaf Point, students will stop at a variety of sites to explore and record the natural and human features of the reserve including plants, animals, uses, challenges, values and management strategies.

Students will record information using a variety of geographical tools including sketching and mapping.

Recommended maximum 6 classes per day.


  • Buffalo Creek Reserve and Magdala Park