Entries by Doug


Jade Mudge of Ulladulla High School is the winner of the 2020 Bournda EEC Future Leaders Environment Award. Bournda Environmental Education Centre Principal, Doug Reckord, at the Ulladulla High School Leadership Investiture Ceremony on Thursday 13th August, described Jade’s submission for the award as, “outstanding, demonstrating a strong commitment to the environment and community service”, […]

World Environment Day Dinner 2020

Young ecologist, photographer, film-maker and all round good-guy, Harrison Warne gave us a drone. He had a name for it which we have forgotten so it is now called “Harrison”. This was Harrison’s first Bournda EEC flight, with Flight Captain Phil Lord at the controls, and under the watchful eye of NPWS Ranger Grant Brewer. […]

Wallagoot Lake Shoreline Update January 30 2020

In 2009, 2010 and November 2019 we mapped the shoreline of Wallagoot Lake at Scotts Bay. The lake level has continued to fall and we recently did another walk in the mud with the GPS. You can check out the results on this Google Map. Click on the map to zoom in on Wallagoot Lake. […]

Wallagoot Lake Shoreline

In 2009 we mapped the shoreline of Wallagoot Lake at Scotts Bay. In 2010 as the drought worsened, we did it again. The recent dry conditions have seen the lake level drop so we got the trusty Garmin 78S GPS out and squished around in the mud to repeat the experiment. You can check out […]

Bega Valley PS Stage 2 Camp

Yes it is windy but no severe weather alert for our part of the coast so we are going ahead as planned.  The Hobart Beach Shelter Shed is the central point for our activities and it provides shelter from the westerlies. Putting up tents will be a challenge but there will be plenty of support […]

Merimbula PS Stage 2 History program

Very sad to have to postpone the day tomorrow due to the Severe Weather Alert for damaging winds.  It is predicted to be windier than today and the conditions are forecast to be unpleasantly cold and dangerous around trees.  So we will regroup to organise another day.  As always thank you to the MPS staff […]

World Environment Day action

World Environment Day is the United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.  Stage 2 and Stage 3 students […]