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This workshop offers a mix of theory, demonstrations, hands-on and design activities. Educators, teachers and advocates of change attending the workshop will explore biodiversity, habitat, connection to nature and sustainable food systems.


About the Workshop


Learn how CERES teaches biodiversity, explore other biodiversity programs, resources and have the opportunity to design your own environmental education activity.


Topics covered on the day:

  • Nature connection, re-wilding and play
  • Understanding of global and Australian biodiversity
  • Measuring biodiversity – habitat quality – bird surveys
  • Biodiversity organisations and volunteer opportunities
  • Ways of making a difference in your backyard
  • Sustainable food systems – small, large scale and urban systems with guest speaker Chris Ennis, manager of CERES FairFood and urban farmers
  • CERES sustainable food systems – organic farms, nursery, grocery and market, FairFood, community kitchen

Meet your trainer

Adrian Black is an educator, urban food grower, environmental activist and permaculturalist with just under 10 years experience in environmental education and nature based connection. With a background in design and storytelling, Adrian has a continued commitment to education as an avenue to empower people of any age and background to find meaning within themselves and their communities.

Workshop Specifics

What will I learn?

  • What is biodiversity and why preserve it
  • How to measure habitat quality
  • Nature connection activities

What will I take away?

  • Access to online resources and biodiversity activities
  • Inspiration to teach others
  • Confidence in how to create your own activities

What should I bring?

  • Notepad and writing materials

What should I wear?

  • Dress for the weather, sturdy shoes for exploring the outdoors

Is this workshop appropriate for me?

Suits beginners interested in becoming agents of change through to those with advanced levels of understanding in education and environmental studies

Anything else I should know?

This workshop is part of the CERES Environmental Education Course. It is designed for participants to enrol in one-day workshops (professional learning days) or the full eight-week course. It allows us to cater for and share the content with people that are interested in specific topics.

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