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Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Experience Engage Enable

Telephone02 9816 1298

Emailfieldofmar-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

The Earth's environment - National parks

The Earth’s environment - National parks excursion

Geography

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.

Location

  • Buffalo Creek Reserve

Program details

  • Maximum 4 classes per day.

Program cost

  • DoE school cost is $18 per student - GST free.
  • Non Gov school cost is $28 per student - GST free. Minimum charge $600.

Program resources