Litter Legends Campaign: important dates

August 21, 2018

The Litter Legends Campaign is an exciting global schools project to implement a project to reduce litter and improve recycling in their school and community with Eco-Schools in the driver’s seat. Eco-Schools that join this project will follow the Eco-Schools 7-step framework to carry out their campaign on litter, including monitoring litter, raising awareness of

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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 Competition Winners

August 9, 2018

The 2018 Senior’s Beautiful Garden Competition Awards presentation took place in NAB House Board Room in Darwin. Invited guests included Award recipients and their families, competition participants, Joel Spry (ABC Radio Darwin Saturday Morning Gardening Show Presenter) and Susi Warren from MLA Ngaree Ah Kit’s Electorate Office.  It was a fun-filled morning as everyone came

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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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Aputula (Finke) update from the Desert Race

June 15, 2018

There has been a lot happening in Finke  – and not just the Finke Desert Race 2018! Here are just some of the updates: A dedicated waste area was set up for the race camp for Finke’s long weekend.  Thank you to all the visitors and the campers who did really well by putting the rubbish

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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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A day in the life of a Tidy Town – Aputula (Finke)

March 31, 2018

Historical Finke looks to tourism for future. “The Finke people feel the same way about alcohol as they do about heroin,” a Council worker tells me. “That’s how much they dislike it.” Finke is a small town of around 160 people, the majority of them Aboriginals and the rest whites who work there in some

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FREE Resources for Teachers

March 26, 2018

Look no further teachers! We bring you free Australian curriculum-based resources – ideal for NT Eco School teachers to assist with lesson plans. ‘For teachers for students’ offers comprehensive, easy to access and download education resources written by Australian teachers for Australian teachers. Best of all – there’s no cost! Take a look at the website: https://www.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/

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Coral is developing a taste for plastics

November 1, 2017

CORALS are under threat from pollution in our seas because they enjoy the taste of plastic, scientists believe. There are fears for the future of the marine organisms which form ecosystems such as the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. While seagulls, turtles and fish may mistake plastic for prey, a study suggests corals deliberately eat

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