How ResourceSmart Schools Connects to Schools Tree Day and National Day

Schools Tree Day LogoOrganisation: Planet Ark

Program: Schools Tree Day and National Tree Day
Schools Tree Day – July 25th, 2014
National Tree Day – July 27th, 2014

This program helps hundreds of thousands of Australians plant over 1 million native trees, shrubs and grasses at more than 4000 Tree Day events.

Connects to the following modules of ResourceSmart Schools: Biodiversity

Accessible to schools in the following Melbourne metropolitan regions: Eastern, Northern and Southern

Appropriate for students in:
Primary – Prep to Grade 2
Primary – Grade 3 to Grade 6
Secondary – Year 7 to Year 10
Secondary – Year 11 to Year 12

What is offered to schools:

  • Each year, around 2500 preschools, kindergartens, primary and high schools across Australia take part in Schools Tree Day.
  • Schools Tree Day 2014 is on Friday 25th July (although events can be held at any time during the year).
  • Schools can also participate in National Tree Day in their community on Sunday 27th July 2014.
  • Schools don’t have to be planting trees to take part in Schools Tree Day. They could create or add to a vegetable garden, weed a previously planted area, add grasses and shrubs to their gardens or venture out to the local bush to lend community groups a helping hand.
  • Many Melbourne councils provide free plants for schools on Schools Tree Day.

Registering for Schools Tree Day provides schools with:

  • Putting their activity ‘on the map’ via the Planet Ark website
  • An electronic toolkit to support their presentation
  • Recommendations and discounts about where to buy plants
  • Lesson plans (written by Cool Australia)
  • E-news updates

Website:
http://treeday.planetark.org/schools/
http://treeday.planetark.org/

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By Planet Ark|2018-06-25T15:28:52+10:00March 25th, 2014|0 Comments
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