Entries by Doug

GoMAD Coffee Cup Cops!

Remember the Bega High School students who have taken up the challenge of cutting coffee cup waste?

Here’s their fantastic GoMAD video, “THE COFFEE CUP COPS!”

Hilarious and still informative!

Check out the rest of the wonderful videos made by students from high schools in the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla and in other parts of […]

GoMAD…. as Hell!

We went to one of the South Coast’s most iconic beauty spots (Bournda Lagoon in Bournda National Park) and kayaked to a seldom visited location on the western shoreline.  In JUST TWO MINUTES the GoMAD (Go Make a Difference) camp participants picked up enough waste to fill a large bag.  Unfortunately the haul even included a syringe – […]

PEER SUPPORT CAMP A BIG HIT!

Last week students from local small schools made Bournda National Park their base for the annual Peer Support Camp. The camp has been run every year since 1990 and provides the Year 6 students with a great opportunity to celebrate the end of primary school.

The camp was organised by Tanja PS Principal Lee-Ann Thompson, […]

GoMAD – Go Make a Difference Camp – let’s do it!!

The weather forecast is not great for Monday and Tuesday but our Waste Warriors will not let moisture dampen their  determination to fight the good fight in the War on Waste!  Our camp will proceed and the students and teachers from four participating high schools from the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla will make a difference!

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Bega High – Year 10 Crossroads – Friday Forecast

Unfortunately we are cancelling today’s Bega High School Year 10 program due to the forecast rain, with the chance of heavy rain and thunderstorms.  It is always disappointing to cancel but everyone wants more rain so we’ll be happy about that.

Bournda EEC would like to thank Mrs Morgan and the Bega High School staff for […]

Weed alert!

About this time last year, local botanist Jackie Miles alerted us to the presence of the weed Coreopsis lanceolata on Sapphire Coast Drive.

Jackie wrote:

“This is a pushy weed (eg round Ulladulla and Jervis Bay where it runs amok on roadsides on sandy soils). There was a single local infestation round the swimming pool […]

Go MAD Bega High School!

A wonderful example of how students and teachers are taking the lead in the “War on Waste”.  Julie Donne, the Bournda EEC Canberra Region Joint Organisations (CBRJO) Waste Education Project Officer, has been working with Bega High School on a GoMAD project (Go Make a Difference) and they have really have taken their campaign to […]

TrailRider – Mission Possible!

Our mission: To get Jake from Tathra to Wallagoot Lake as part of the Bega High School Crossroads program.

Our equipment: the TrailRider which Bournda EEC purchased with support from the Department of Education, Tulgeen Disability Services and Tarra Motors.

Our test “pilot”: Right from the word go Jake was enthusiastic about the TrailRider. His positive attitude really […]

Tuesday Weather

The low pressure system has moved out to sea, so all systems go for the Narooma PS visit! It will be cold so rug up against the Sou’westerly wind.

Looking forward to seeing keen National Park explorers here at Bournda!

Check the forecast