Stu­dents come to grips with na­ture

North Coast Times - - BUDGET REPORT -

THOUGHTS turned to na­ture and the en­vi­ron­ment at Min­darie Se­nior Col­lege’s re­cent sus­tain­abil­ity expo.

About 85 year 11 and 12 stu­dents took part in the an­nual event, or­gan­ised by sus­tain­abil­ity co-or­di­na­tors Elise Gaglio and Tracy Smith.

The event aimed to in­crease stu­dents’ knowl­edge, skills and pas­sion for sus­tain­abil­ity and show­case or­gan­i­sa­tions in­volved in sus­tain­abil­ity.

It was also a show­case of stu­dents’ work and achieve­ments in sus­tain­abil­ity.

Ex­hibitors at the Au­gust 10 event in­cluded Nearer to Na­ture, Earth Car­ers, Wa­ter Cor­po­ra­tion, West Oz Wildlife, Na­tive An­i­mal Res­cue, An­i­mal Ark, Tan­garoa Blue, Keep Aus­tralia Beau­ti­ful and Con­ser­va­tion Vol­un­teers.

The United Na­tions As­so­ci­a­tion of Aus­tralia, One World Cen­tre, CSIRO, AuSSI-WA and Bun­nings were also present.

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