Bournda EEC has finalised the Australian Association for Environmental Education, NSW Chapter Leadership for Sustainability Program and recently completed our Birds of a Feather project with other Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub members. The […]
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Doug Reckord is the Teaching Principal of Bournda Environmental Education Centre.
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Today at Bournda EEC’s “Science in the Lab” Creative and Talented workshop, students from Merimbula PS, Wolumla PS and Eden PS took the lab outdoors! Using the 360 degree camera from the NSW Department of Education STEMShare Primary Virtual Reality kit, the students created some images which can be viewed using VR goggles. They also […]
As a National #ScienceWeek special feature, check out our new iBook, Saving our Shorebirds
This Multi-Touch Book has been created by Jules Donne, Bournda EEC in collaboration with Amy Harris, South Coast Shorebird Recovery Program, National Parks and Wildlife Service.
This iBook has been produced to highlight the incredible life cycle of […]
Last week Bournda EEC staff assisted Tathra Public School staff and students with another stage of the Birds of a Feather project. The students used a motion sensing camera and bird bath to check out what birds are visiting the school; they have also uploaded their sightings to The Atlas of Life using NatureMapr […]
Each year we have the pleasure of finding a Bournda EEC Future Leaders Environment Award winner, made possible through the generous support of Dr Helen Sykes and Future Leaders
This year’s winner is Morgan Chapple of Eden Marine High School. With the support of Careers Adviser Michelle Bond, Morgan provided an excellent submission which linked her career […]
Last week local schools had a wonderful opportunity to celebrate NAIDOC with the Eden Aboriginal Community at Jigamy Farm!
Over 430 students attended over 3 days and teacher and students loved the activities. The students were able to connect with the NAIDOC theme while eating johnny cakes, learning about yams, seed grinding and looking at […]
Tomorrow our second Stage 2, Waste Warriors program is ON! The weather looks a bit foul but the fun thing about making worm farms and bees wax wrap is that you can keep dry while you are doing it! We will get outside when we can but it will be definitely on tomorrow. See you […]
Kony and his Tulgeen carer Paul, came out to Bournda National Park to take the Bournda EEC TrailRider All Terrain Wheelchair for a spin! From the smiles on Kony’s face, and the positive feedback from his carer and family, it’s clear he enjoyed the experience. He’s going to come back for a weekly visit and […]