Entries by Doug

Marine Debris Monitoring

Are you interested in assisting with monitoring marine debris in your local area?

Tangaroa Blue is working with the EPA on a container deposit monitoring project in NSW. The monitoring is happening along estuaries from Northern NSW down to Merimbula and it is planned to do four monitoring events before the container deposit scheme […]

Our place, our future

Eden Marine High School (EMHS) Year 7 students have been participating in a new geography program looking at coastal hazards in the local area. Supported by Bega Valley Shire Council (BVSC), the National Parks and Wildlife Service and Bournda EEC, the program has been developed with EMHS Geography teachers and introduces the students […]

Bournda World Environment Day Dinner 2017

We were having such a good time at Bournda EEC’s 40th (yes 40th!!) World Environment Day (WED) Dinner we forgot to take photographs but luckily Chris Polglase captured some images.

110 people ventured out for the celebratory dinner at the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre and reminisced on 40 years of WED dinners initiated by the inaugural Bournda […]

Severe Weather Warning


At 4:15am Tuesday 6th June, the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Severe Weather Warning for the Far South Coast.

The dangerous wind, combined with cold and possibly wet conditions, make today unsuitable for outdoor activities so unfortunately we have had to postpone programs at Bournda. This includes the Pambula PS […]

Bournda EEC Future Leaders Environment Award

World Environment Day is tomorrow (5th June) and it is a great day to announce that Bournda EEC welcomes nominations from Year 12 students, who have shown strong environmental leadership and initiative, for the 2017 Bournda EEC Future Leaders Award.

The award is made possible with the generous support of Dr Helen Sykes from Future Leaders


Bega High School test drive the Bournda TrailRider!

Bega High School staff recently held an overnight professional learning camp at Bournda. One of the activities was to develop procedures for the safe use of Bournda EEC’s new TrailRider All Terrain Wheelchair.

In the picture below Mark Freedman steers while Jess Harris (Head Teacher , Special Education)  enjoys the scenery. The unnamed person at […]

On the Perch Bird Park joins the Bird Olympics Team

Exciting news that will have bird fans shaking their tail feathers!  On the Perch Bird Park has generously offered some great prizes to add to the booty on offer for participating students and schools.  On the Perch is a fantastic place for bird lovers of all ages to visit and thank you to Steve and […]