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Education

The BCN have been involved with local schools of th Bellarine for more than a decade. Working with staff, BCN have developed a suite of environmental education activities, highlighting  current and emerging topics related to climate change, as well as other impacts and threats to the local ecosystem. 

School Program Est. Project and Site Project Partners Annual Student No. Accumulated Student No.
Bellarine Secondary College (BSC) Yr 8 Environment Day 2005 BSC Junior Campus – multiple lessons and classes, both on and off campus Jointly led with BCCOM.  Also, BCN, MFDC, CCMA, PV, CoGG, BLG, etc 200 2000
BSC Yr 12 Outdoor Ed 2012 Narrows QC – Woody weed removal, study and research BCN, BoQ, SBEA 50 200
Clifton Springs PS 2012 The Dell – Environment Day reveg, restoration and enviro education BCN, CoGG, DCSCA, CCMA, 100 200
Drysdale PS 2012 The Dell – Environment Day reveg, restoration and enviro education BCN, CoGG, DCSCA, CCMA, 100 200
Star of the Sea PS 2005 Bonnyvale Wetlands – Wetlands Environment day, revegetation, WaterWatch. BCN, CoGG, CCMA, 50 500
St Aloysius PS 2015 Swan Bay Caring for Swan Bay Environment Day BCN, BoQ, CCMA, PV, SBEA 100 200
St Ignatius Secondary College 2015 The Basin Drysdale BCN, CoGG, BLG 30 60
Ocean Grove PS 2009 Ocean Grove Coastcare Day – Ocean Grove Foreshore, Challenge Course, Fauna Talk, Leaf Hopper Release BCN, OGCC, BCCOM 90 540
Point Lonsdale PS 2014 Point Lonsdale Foreshore Caring for the Bay Day, Coastcare Challenge Course, Revegetation, Connies Cards BCN, BoQ, PLCCG 400 in 2015, 90 Annually 490
Queenscliffe PS 2010 Bellarine Rail Trail Revegetation Fellows Rd BCN, SBEA, BoQ 10 Students annually 50
Christian College Geelong 2012 Narrows QC – Woody weed removal, study and research BCN, BoQ, SBEA 150 in 2015, 50 annually 300
St Leonards PS 2005

Leaf Hooper Growing and Release

New Program with BBCOM Foreshore Coastcare Day

BCN, BBCOM, PV, FOEP   200
Portarlington PS 2016 New Program with BBCOM Foreshore Coastcare Day BCN, BBCOM, FOPR 80  
Brighton Grammar 2012 Narrows QC – Woody weed removal, study and research BCN, BoQ, SBEA 50 200
Gordon Tafe 2009 Queenscliffe Moonah Woodland Restoration and revegetation BCN, BoQ, SBEA 30 180
Deakin University – Coastal Management Degree Course 2008 Catchment and Coastal Tour BCN, BoQ, SBEA 60 420
St Olaf University America 2008 Catchment and Coastal Tour BCN, MFDC 50 250
Total 1140 5990

 

 

                    Matt with students from Star of the Sea PS at Bonnyvale Wetlands.                                   Year 8's from Bellarine Secondary College, Revegetating the Bellarine Rail Trail as                                                                                                                                                                apart of the annual Environment Day event