This free webinar, held on 22 September, enables Educators to learn from expert practitioners who will share their skills, experience and knowledge on effective and sustainable work practises to meet.
Conducted by WaterUps from Down Under, experts will explain in simple steps how a sustainable, low maintenance garden can be easily installed and maintained. Supported with practical tips and by sharing a range of resources, this session will help overcome the challenges associated with installing and maintaining vegie gardens even during drought and increasing water restrictions.
You will also be shown how an easily managed worm farm and compost system can reduce your centre’s waste to landfill. As well as introduce an on-line learning tool which can further help with integrating sustainable practices and learning opportunities into your centre.
Topics and presenters include:
- Worm Farming, Composting and Wicking Beds – Peter Rutherford, Senior Ecologist and Educator Eco House & Garden Kimbriki
- Water Wise your service (and getting the children to help!) – Chris Philpott CEO Smart Approved WaterMark
- Installing a Sustainable Learning Area in Your Practice – David Carnell Director Construction Urban Landscape Professionals
- Because We Care - utilising the Head Heart and Hands model for sustainable gardens - Deb Watson Sustainability Program Manager KU Children’s Services
- The Urban Farm Adventure (Inspiration for Little Farmers) - Jacqui Besgrove Operations Manager Pocket City Farms
Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
To register and for more information: Embedding Sustainability In Your Practice