Facilitator Resources

Junior Landcare enhancing student resilience through creating butterfly gardens

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Facilitator and primary educator guide
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Butterfly gardens project risk assessment
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Butterfly garden design activity sheet
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Planting a butterfly garden activity sheet

Case Studies

Butterflies for resilience

Queensland Landcare groups have worked closely together with local schools in Yeppoon and Townsville. Participating students have been building their resilience to natural disasters, like fire and flood, by designing and planting a butterfly garden at their schools, participating in yoga sessions and using their creative skills to make seed sculptures for the gardens.

Tree planting for resilience

Two school tree planting events held in Townsville, and with support from South32, have helped motivate and support students into developing their environmental abilities and sharing their voice. These culminating events have helped to bring schools, the community and Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare Inc together to plant trees to improve their environment.

Connect with Junior Landcare and share your stories and photos

Share your experiences and knowledge with like-minded people. Learn from others as others learn from you. We would love to see your photos and hear your stories about environmental projects, children getting their hands dirty, the produce you are growing, the flora and fauna in your backyard and how you have been using Junior Landcare.

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