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Native banksia flower, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk

What is a national park?

Explore Lane Cove National Park and the sandstone bushland of Sydney on this school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) HSIE students. Investigate the history and environment and why national parks are important. Learn about the management of a national park, the role of a rangers, environmental issues, and find some of the habitats of our Australian plants and animals.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays during school term.

Where
Lane Cove National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Tommos loop and Rocky Ponds cycling loop, Brisbane Waters National Park. Photo: John Spencer

What is a national park?

On this school excursion in Brisbane Water National Park, Stage 2 (Years 3-4) primary school students will join our Aboriginal Discovery ranger to learn about our national parks, why they are important and how we can look after them. Students learn about management and park issues such as fire, biodiversity, different habitats, native and pest species.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
Where
Brisbane Water National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Bald Rock lookout, Bald Rock National Park