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Conservation through Tracking and Trapping

Thursday 12 October | Wellington |Secondary School Teacher PD


This  free workshop is suitable for all secondary school teachers wanting to find out more about how students can be actively involved in conservation efforts. 

Using technology, their participation will have a real impact on improving New Zealand’s biodiversity through such actions as data collection, pest management and wildlife monitoring

Expect to connect with like-minded, passionate teachers, discover workshops offered to schools and hear from others undertaking conservation initiatives.



Sue Lum, educator at Zealandia will be sharing the education resource: ‘Can we make New Zealand pest free?’

Chris Swallow of Tawa College: Learn about the life skills resource ‘Rats’ Tawa College staff have created to share with teachers wanting to re-engage students

Miriam Sharratt of Papa Taiao Earthcare will share the various training programmes this organisation offers

Katy Cottrell technology teacher at Onslow College and founder of Economate where students put builders’ waste wood to practical use


Resource: Can We Make New Zealand Pest Free? 


Sue Lum, Chris Swallow, Miriam Sharratt, Katy Cottrell


EnviroSchools and Zealandia



1:00pm Thu 12 October, 2017 - 2:00pm Thu 12 October, 2017