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Woodleigh School is an independent school on the Mornington Peninsula with students enrolled from 3 year old kindergarten to Year 12. We have an active student and staff population involved in many conservation and biodiversity projects.
Our aim is to enhance the Victorian public's understanding of native Australian wildlife, science and environmental matters, as well as contribute to our community’s broader appreciation of Victorian ecosystems. We wish to assist people in developing a broader appreciation of the natural world by bringing that world closer to them.
The Western Port Biosphere is one of over 600 biosphere reserves in UNESCO's global network. It lies south-east of Melbourne in Victoria, and includes the municipalities of Bass Coast, Cardinia, Casey, Frankston and Mornington Peninsula, as well as French Island ad the waters of Western Port. It suupports and brokers partnerships to advance sustainability, environmental education and biodiversity conservation across the Western Port region
One of the oldest conservation groups in Australia, W.A. Nats is a lively organisation designed to cater for all the environmentally conscious members of the community. In addition to the Main Club, there are three branches, one in each of the eastern , northern and southern suburbs. The KRMB meets in Rockingham, but has field trips to areas all over Perth and further afield.
The Wellington Community Gardens Group is located in and around The Wellington Shire in Gippsland, Victoria.
A group of dedicated people working to preserve Australia's unique native plants both in the wild and by growing them in their gardens.
The society is dedicated to conserving Australian native plants both in the wild and by growing them in our gardens.
The Victorian National Parks Association is the leading voice for nature conservation in Victoria. We help shape the agenda for creating and managing national parks, conservation reserves and other important natural areas across land and sea in Victoria. We work with all levels of government, the scientific community and the general community to achieve long term, best practice environmental outcomes. The VNPA also has Victoria’s largest bushwalking club and provides a range of information, education and activity programs to encourage Victorian’s to get active for nature. We coordinate two Victorian citizen science programs, NatureWatch and Reef Watch. NatureWatch is a community-based biodiversity monitoring program which provides input to park management and planning. Reef Watch is a community-led marine monitoring program, which includes the annual Great Victorian Fish Count.
The Urrbrae Wetland is a man-made structure with the primary functions of flood mitigation and reducing downstream sediment and trash loading's. The surrounding area has been planted with endemic species to create a grey-box grassy woodland habitat. Majority of the development and maintenance of the wetland is completed by the Friends of the Urrbrae Wetland. The Urrbrae Wetlands Learning Centre and onsite education officer provides exciting opportunities for the education of thousands of school students as well as members of the wider community including local, national and international organisations.
The grounds of the Two Wells Primary School
The Thornley Wildlife Foundation is an information platform for endangered species. It was founded by Michael E .Thornley – Author, Entrepreneur & Naturalist in 2016. Conservation of endangered species through a combination of environmental protection & education; habitat repair & rewilding efforts and breeding programs conducted by reputable zoos, is wholeheartedly supported by the TWF. Saving nature through education is at the very heart of what we do at TWF. It is our mission to find and share the solutions that are saving the myriad array of life that coexists with us on this planet we all call home. Thus as an individual… YOU… may support these efforts by volunteering either time and/or money to these worthwhile projects.
Members of The Queensland Naturalists' Club study all branches of natural history; they encourage the preservation and protection of native flora and fauna and their environments; and they publish worthwhile observations on natural history and record Club activities in The Queensland Naturalist and the QNC News. We have monthly meetings with interesting speakers and regular outings to areas of natural history interest. Look for images from our outings under the Bowerbird Project "QNC Outings". See our website for more details.