Tagged: Schools Environment Day

Students shine while speaking for the planet

May 30, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council would like to congratulate all students involved in the inaugural Speaking 4 the Planet competition held in May. The public speaking and drama competition was held on Friday 19 May 2017 at Chevalier College. Run in conjunction with June’s World Environment Day, Speaking 4 the Planet provided an opportunity for students to...

Wingecarribee Schools Environment Day

October 9, 2015Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to host this year’s Wingecarribee Schools Environment Day which will be held at Lake Alexandra Reserve, Mittagong on Tuesday 13 October 2015. As part of the celebrations, Year 5 and 6 students from throughout the Shire have been invited to the interactive open day and participate in hands-on displays...

Local schools set to benefit from environment grants

March 19, 2015Posted in: Environment, Events

A bush tucker garden, binoculars for a bird watching group and a recycling program are among the projects set to be funded at local primary schools by Wingecarribee Shire Council’s School Enviro-Assist Grants. With the support of Council’s Environment Levy, thirteen schools have been allocated funding totalling $7,730 to assist with a variety of environmental...

Primary schools invited for slice of Enviro-Assist grants funding

February 3, 2015Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the Shire’s primary schools to apply for a share in almost $8000 in grant funding to help raise awareness about the local environment. Wingecarribee Mayor and Chair of Council’s Environment and Sustainability Committee, Councillor Duncan Gair detailed the School Enviro-Assist grant funding program. “Late last year wet weather unfortunately rained...

Wingecarribee Schools Environment Day

October 8, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to host this year’s Wingecarribee Schools Environment Day which will be held at Lake Alexandra Reserve, Mittagong on Tuesday 15 October 2013. As part of the celebrations, Year 5 and 6 students from throughout the Shire have been invited to the interactive open day and participate in hands-on displays...