Santa Teresa

August 21, 2018

Costa and Dirt Girl visited Santa Teresa to help plant the community garden.  The trees are all citrus fruit trees – orange, mandarin and lemon – and the garden has been planted in the middle for the community use.  Irrigation has been put in place to keep the trees watered and growing.  This was funded

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018

August 17, 2018

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE “KEEP OUR WATERWAYS BEAUTIFUL” COMPETITION Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018 will take place from Monday, 20 August to Sunday, 26 August, and will focus on marine litter. Keep Australia Beautiful Week is held late August each year, to raise awareness about the simple things we can all do in

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Senior’s Beautiful Gardens entrants

August 8, 2018

Just take a look at some of the entries we received for the 2018 Senior’s Beautiful Gardens Competition! There was a wide variety of entries received from across the greater Darwin area and for the different categories of the competition. It certainly made the judges decision a difficult one! 1.  Large garden entry (Marylin) 2.

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Eco Schools PD Sessions for Teachers

July 26, 2018

We will be running a number of Eco School sessions in August in Darwin and Alice Springs. The sessions are free and are aimed at helping teachers explore the resources available for Eco Schools. Please register your interest by sending an email to ceo@kabcnt.org.au or calling Heimo on 0407 186 461.    

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Young Reporters for the Environment Australia Litter Less competition

July 20, 2018

Darwin High School is one of the recipients of the Young Reporters for the Environment $500 grant.  The grant is designed to be used towards investigating and reporting on a litter-related issue in the school ground and/or community. One of the items Darwin High School has highlighted for this grant is signage for their bins. Currently they have 8 yellow

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Wax worms arrive in Parap!

June 19, 2018

Local Member Mr Michael Gunner will present the ‘Silver Eco School Award’ to Parap Primary School on Monday 25th June at 8:30am School Assembly. He will also present the school with two aquatic tanks to assist with their Grades 2 and 3 pupils researching the ‘Wax Month’ to determine if they do indeed eat plastic

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Parap Primary School wins Silver Eco-Schools award!

May 24, 2018

  Parap Primary School in Parap, NT, has been awarded the prestigious Eco-Schools Silver Award for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into the curriculum. It is the firt school in the Northern Territory to attain the silver-level award, Eco-Schools Australia’s second of three awards honor.

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Parap Primary School in the News!

May 24, 2018

Did you see Parap Primary School featured on Nine News!?  Watch the short video to see what they’re up to from boomerang bags to eco gardens. It’s all part of their Eco-School activities.  Watch the video to see more.      

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Bin covers coming to Parap Markets!

May 11, 2018

We are very proud to be working with Parap Markets to provide handmade bin covers for the rubbish bins.  The bin covers will make it easier for people to place their items in the bin for recycling and we hope this will have a positive effect and increase in the amount to recycling collected and

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Beach Cleaner Unit – Clean Darwin and Top End Beaches

May 11, 2018

We are raising funds to purchase a second-hand beach cleaner unit to minimise plastic micro litter into the marine environment. This will be particularly useful after Territory Day to collect the rubbish left on the beach.The beach cleaner unit will tow tow behind a tractor with a 25mm screen to collect small and large pieces of

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