Embedding Sustainability in Your Practice
Wednesday 29 September 2021, 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Join our webinar and learn from our expert practitioners who will share their skills, experience and knowledge allowing staff access to effective and sustainable work practises and product advice to provide your centre with all the necessary resources to meet your environmental obligations and goals!

 

We'll explain in simple steps how a sustainable, low maintenance garden can be easily installed and maintained. Supported with practical tips and by sharing a range of resources, this fun session will help overcome the challenges associated with installing and maintaining vegie gardens even during drought and increasing water restrictions.

 

We will also show how an easily managed worm farm and compost system can reduce your centre’s waste to landfill. As well as introduce an on-line learning tool which can further help with integrating sustainable practices and learning opportunities into your centre.

 

Topics and presenters include;

  • Worm Farming, composting and wicking beds – Peter Rutherford, Senior Ecologist and Educator Eco House & Garden Kimbriki
  • Water Wise your service (and getting the children to help!) – Chris Philpott CEO Smart Approved WaterMark
  • Sustainable Learning Areas for Early Learning Environments – David Cornell Director Construction Urban Landscape Projects
  • Because We Care - utilising the Head Heart and Hands model for sustainable gardens - Deb Watson Sustainability Program Manager KU Children’s Services
  • The Urban Farm Adventure (Inspiration for Little Farmers) Jacqui Besgrove Operations Manager Pocket City Farms

The event will be MC’d by Angus Stewart, one of Australia's most experienced and award-winning horticulturists who takes great pride in being a horticultural educator as well.

 

Attendance is at no charge but bookings are essential as spaces are limited - for details and to reserve your place register below.


 

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