The program consists of the following activities:
- Catch the train down to the wetlands and assess the ecosystem health through participating in hands-on netting for invertebrates and other living creatures.
- Students examine human impacts on the wetlands and discuss wetlands conservation and the importance of maintaining habitat for biodiversity.
- Learn about the carbon cycle and the important role it plays in the environment.
- Participate in a guided farm tour where students identify ways that Myuna Farm mitigates its environmental impact, as well as options to reduce its future carbon footprint. During this activity students will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with some of our farm animals!
- Learn about how our food choices can have a range of environmental and ethical impacts.
- Explore the simple changes that can be made at home to reduce ones personal environmental impact.
- Discover the importance behind soil structure and the impacts it can have on food production and environmental sustainability including climate change.
- Conduct a hands-on analyst of soil types.
- Find out about composting at home, it’s environmental benefits and see how the composting cycle works to return nutrients back into the land on a farm!
The program runs 10.00 am – 2.00 pm and can be scheduled to accommodate your group’s needs.
- Cost: $16 per student, adults free at a ratio of 1 to 5, additional adults $11.50 per person
- Minimum of 18 students and maximum of 2 groups (classes) per day.