Bush teach­ings

Cockburn Gazette - - NEWS -

EM­MANUEL Catholic Col­lege stu­dents en­gaged in eco-friendly work to help the Har­vest Lakes Res­i­dents As­so­ci­a­tion.

Stu­dents have been work­ing on a sus­tain­abil­ity project with the as­so­ci­a­tion as part of their in­volve­ment in the school’s Bush Rangers pro­gram.

The Bush Rangers is a com­mu­nity devel­op­ment ini­tia­tive to en­able stu­dents to get in­volved with help­ing the en­vi­ron­ment.

Work­ing with vol­un­teers from the as­so­ci­a­tion, the group has contribute­d 91 hours to­wards the sus­tain­abil­ity project.

This in­cluded plant­ing 89 plants in a cock­a­too food gar­den at Good­will Park, col­lect­ing 30 bags of weeds and dead veg­e­ta­tion from the Aurora Drive lake and re­triev­ing 109 plant guards for a fu­ture plant­ing pro­gram.

Their work was in part en­abled by a City of Cock­burn grant.

Em­manuel Catholic Col­lege’s bush rangers at work.

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