I'm half Breton French half Anglo-Australian, born and raised on Kulin country in Birrarung Biik (Melbourne). I believe to fix Mother Earth, we need to connect to the country we live on (and/or were born on) through learning language, and also learn the languages of our heritage (our ancestors). In this way we can understand… Continue reading First nation language as a capacity building tool and key to helping Mother Earth
Beautiful! I am inspired to think how the indigenous trees in my part of Australia invoke our spirit… The whispers of a drooping Casuarina offering the sound of cool refreshing rain in the dry hot summers, the burst of happiness we get at late winter when the silver leaves spring wattle pops open its fluffy yellow pompoms of wattle blossom knowing spring renewal is to begin…
Naturelovers facilitates amazing outdoor children's parties in bushland, parks or backyards in Melbourne. Choose from a range of themes, each bringing wonder, fun and nature connection to kids of all ages. Children create and take home many crafts, play, dance and listen to stories. All you need to provide is food!
Hi nature loving educators, families and friends! Thought you might be interested in a hands-on and fun conference/PD in Melbourne on Friday 27th October 2017 by my colleague Tania Moloney from Nurture in Nature. http://nurtureinnature.com.au/conference-2017/ Featured speakers include: * Dr Diana Suskind, Founder of Stonework Play from the US * Dr Barbara Chancellor, Play Researcher… Continue reading Nurture in Nature’s ‘CAMPference’
The following is an excerpt from St Josephs School newsletter (issue 13; 11th May 2017): Sustainability lessons with Pascale Miller "The big unit of work this term at St. Joseph's is a sustainability topic entitled, 'Head, Heart and Hands for a Sustainable World'. The foundation subjects for this unit are Biological Science and Geography, amongst… Continue reading Sustainability lessons
Be a bug detective this winter and discover the hiding spots of "the little things that run the city"
Learn the stories and language of Wurundjeri country for Naidoc week with Uncle Bill Nicholson at Pound Bend on 9th July
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Well this week we passed the winter solstice which means days start getting longer and although temperatures usually take a dive, spring seems not too far away. Always remember the phrase PRUNE IN JUNE! This is the time to cut back dead/diseased wood in your garden, opening up the flowering/fruiting stems of roses and citrus… Continue reading Prune in June!
Birrarung (Yarra River in Woiwurrung) is set to be first Australian River with rights as a living entity and its very own council advocating for it and ensuring its health long into the future