Enviroschools events - 2021

Enviroschools Bronze, Silver & Green-Gold reflections

Sharing and decision-making sessions and celebrations take place throughout the year

People giving thumbs up with certificates.The reflections process celebrates each Enviroschool's unique, student-led achievements towards a more healthy, peaceful and sustainable community. It sets a framework of stages – from Bronze, to Silver, through to Green-Gold – reflecting steps on the school's journey. It's also a way to inspire and engage the wider community.

Contact your Enviroschools facilitator to book in for an Enviroschools reflection.

 

 

 

 

November 2020

Paddock in drought and road in flood.Enviroschools Expos 2020
Tues 3 November - Kaipara
Thurs 5 Nov November - Kaitāia
Wed 11 November - Whangārei

Enviroschools Expos provide hands-on and discovery experiences focused on the environment for Year 4 – 8 students. Each year, a new theme gives teachers resources and inspiration for future teaching and learning. Past themes have included: the ngahere, farm, water, energy, eco-tourism, sustainable business and art. The 2020 Enviroschools Expo theme is "Water for Life - Resilient communities in a changing climate".

Register for the Expos online

 

February 2021

Montage of environmental photos.Ngā Tupuranga o Te Taitokerau
13 - 19 February  2021

More information to come.

 

 

 

 

March

Paddleboard students.Seaweek
6 - 14 March 2021

Theme - TBC

 

 

 

 

Girl holding a trap in the bush.

Project Pest Control skills - Kaipara
11 & 12 March 2021

Project Pest Control develops skills and provides qualifications in controlling possums, mustelids, rodents and feral cats. The course involves theory and in-field training, and career opportunities are investigated.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 20794, 20795 and Level 3: 20793, 29335, 29336, 29338 (25 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

Students building a fence.WaiRestoration - WaiFencing skills - Whangārei
25 & 26 March 2021

The Enviroshcools WaiRestoration project engages young people and local communities in the restoration of waterways and biodiversity. The WaiFencing project stream develops skills and provides qualifications for building fences to exclude stock from waterways and other areas of biodiversity significance.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 24822, 24832, 24833, 24834, 24836, 561 and Level 3: 37 (30 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

April

Skinning a possum.

Project Pest Control assessment - Kaipara
15 April 2021

Project Pest Control develops skills and provides qualifications in controlling possums, mustelids, rodents and feral cats. The course involves theory and in-field training, and career opportunities are investigated.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 20794, 20795 and Level 3: 20793, 29335, 29336, 29338 (25 credits)

Venue – TBC

 

May

WaiFencing assessment.

WaiRestoration - WaiFencing assessment - Whangārei
6 & 7 May 2021

The Enviroshcools WaiRestoration project engages young people and local communities in the restoration of waterways and biodiversity. The WaiFencing project stream develops skills and provides qualifications for building fences to exclude stock from waterways and other areas of biodiversity significance.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 24822, 24832, 24833, 24834, 24836, 561 and Level 3: 37 (30 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

Children at Lake Waikere action day.Dune lakes day – Kai Iwi Lakes
26 May 2021

‘Getting to know your dune lake’ days include action stations centred on pest and native fish, dune lakes plants, tuna (eels), and water quality testing. This is a Freshwater Improvement Fund Dune Lakes Project education initiative.

Venue – TBC

 

June

Girl holding a trap in the bush.

Project Pest Control - Skills 1 - Whangārei
10 & 11 June 2021

Project Pest Control develops skills and provides qualifications in controlling possums, mustelids, rodents and feral cats. The course involves theory and in-field training, and career opportunities are investigated.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 20794, 20795 and Level 3: 20793, 29335, 29336, 29338 (25 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

Skinning a possum.

Project Pest Control - Skills 2 - Whangārei
14 & 15 June 2021

Venue – TBC

 

 

 

 

People check pH levels in lake water.Dune lakes day – Lake Poutō
25 June 2021

‘Getting to know your dune lake’ days include action stations centred on pest and native fish, dune lakes plants, tuna (eels), and water quality testing. This is a Freshwater Improvement Fund Dune Lakes Project education initiative.

Venue – TBC

 

 

July

Girl holding a trap in the bush.

Project Pest Control - skills - Far North
7 & 8 July 2021

Project Pest Control develops skills and provides qualifications in controlling possums, mustelids, rodents and feral cats. The course involves theory and in-field training, and career opportunities are investigated.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 20794, 20795 and Level 3: 20793, 29335, 29336, 29338 (25 credits)

Venue – TBC

 

People writing in books.Project Pest Control - assessment - Whangārei
29 & 30 July 2021

Project Pest Control develops skills and provides qualifications in controlling possums, mustelids, rodents and feral cats. The course involves theory and in-field training, and career opportunities are investigated.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 20794, 20795 and Level 3: 20793, 29335, 29336, 29338 (25 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

August

Girl using virtual reality goggles.Find Your Future
11 August - Whangārei
12 August - Far North

More information to come.

Venues - TBC

 

 

Demonstrating possum plucking machine.Project Pest Control - assessment - Far North
26 August 2021

Project Pest Control develops skills and provides qualifications in controlling possums, mustelids, rodents and feral cats. The course involves theory and in-field training, and career opportunities are investigated.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 20794, 20795 and Level 3: 20793, 29335, 29336, 29338 (25 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

September

WaiFencing assessment.

WaiRestoration - WaiFencing skills - Far North
9 September 2021

The Enviroshcools WaiRestoration project engages young people and local communities in the restoration of waterways and biodiversity. The WaiFencing project stream develops skills and provides qualifications for building fences to exclude stock from waterways and other areas of biodiversity significance.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 24822, 24832, 24833, 24834, 24836, 561 and Level 3: 37 (30 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

October

Enviroschools WaiFencing students fencing.

WaiRestoration - WaiFencing assessment - Far North
28 October 2021

The Enviroshcools WaiRestoration project engages young people and local communities in the restoration of waterways and biodiversity. The WaiFencing project stream develops skills and provides qualifications for building fences to exclude stock from waterways and other areas of biodiversity significance.

NCEA Unit Standards Level 2: 24822, 24832, 24833, 24834, 24836, 561 and Level 3: 37 (30 credits).

Venue – TBC

 

November

Paddock in drought and road in flood.Enviroschools Expos 2021
2 November
4 November
10 November

Enviroschools Expos provide hands-on and discovery experiences focused on the environment for Year 4 – 8 students. Each year, a new theme gives teachers resources and inspiration for future teaching and learning. Past themes have included: the ngahere, farm, water, energy, eco-tourism, sustainable business, art and Water for Life - Resilient communities in a changing climate. 

Registrations and further information still to come

 

Checking water quality using schmack kits.Dune Lakes Day
18 November 2021

‘Getting to know your dune lake’ days include action stations centred on pest and native fish, dune lakes plants, tuna (eels), and water quality testing. This is a Freshwater Improvement Fund Dune Lakes Project education initiative.

Venue – TBC

 

 

Contact details

For further information, contact Susan Karels at the Northland Regional Council,

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 0800 002 004