$3,000 for Local Environment
How can we help your local Environment?
The top Ideas by Votes get $1,000 and the 4 runners up receive $500 each
69 Points
Birkdale State School borders with Tarradarrapin Creek - a local water catchment which flows directly out into the Bay. "Alien Invasion" is a program that has been developed by the teachers at the school, to study the invasive plant and animal species currently choking the creek. The project aims to develop students scientific skills in a real world setting. The project aims to identi...
posted by LeanneG1 · 937 days ago · 11 comments
47 Points
Mt Cotton SS is home to the precious legacy of past parents and students who planted up a beautiful bushland area onsite, affectionately referred to as 'The Rainforest'. These funds will go towards maintaining this fantastic resource so that children can continue to learn hands-on about the environment, as well as towards other outdoor learning and nature-based initiatives that are desi...
posted by EmmaB1 · 937 days ago · 5 comments
137 Points
Kolan South State School is a rural school with 125 students. Each year a gardening program is conducted as part of the lunchtime extra curricular activities. Last year there we so many students keen to garden, that the numbers had to be limited to Year 5 & 6 only. This meant there were several disappointed students. These grant monies would enable the upgrade and extension of the current 1...
posted by JulieH2 · 952 days ago · 9 comments
18 Points
A washed out dusty area under some old pine trees became a unusable space. Neighbouring properties have recently cleared bushland that provided habitat for animals and privacy our school. We are working on turning this wasted area into a fresh area that children can play and use for outdoor reflection and classes. The area will be planted out with approximately 1000 natives, including grasses t...
posted by StP1 · 958 days ago · 2 comments
15 Points
The Buderim Kindy Bee-Sustainable project aims to support bee, bird and butterfly life in our sustainable Wintergarden and surrounds, by installing a native bee hive and planting bee- and butterfly- attracting plants. A large vegetation parcel adjacent to Kindy has recently been cleared for housing, and our hope is to support our local ecosystem, encourage natural pollination and increase our e...
posted by BelindaC2 · 972 days ago · 0 comments