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Aboriginal Discovery ranger, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

Giidany Miirlarl: A special site

Giidany Miirlarl a special site is a school excursion in Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on science and technology. Aboriginal Discovery rangers will introduce students to the cultural significance of Giidany Miirlarl (moon sacred place) to the Gumbaynggirr People, and the fascinating life-cycle of the wedge-tailed shearwaters (muttonbirds).

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
Science and Technology
Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast
National park ranger. Photo: Rob Cleary

In-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggirr life

This Stage 1 (Years 1-2) in-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggirr life focuses on HSIE. Aboriginal Discovery rangers from Bongil Bongil National Park and Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve will visit your class to introduce the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal community through traditional language and stories, including dreamtime stories, traditional tools and music.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays in school term. 

Where
North Coast
Aboriginal Discovery ranger, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

Muttonbirds by moonlight

Muttonbirds by moonlight is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion at Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve, which covers geography as a KLA. Experience a guided walk across the island as evening falls, to observe the daily return of thousands of wedge-tail shearwaters (muttonbirds) to their nesting burrows, where hungry partners or chicks await.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Geography
When

By arrangement. Only available between August and April when the shearwaters are present on the island.

Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast
Walking track, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

The Rookery Roundabout

The Rookery Roundabout is a school excursion for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students in Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve which focuses on HSIE as a KLA. Join us on a guided walk across Muttonbird Island, and learn about the role of the reserve in protecting a breeding rookery for the wedge-tail shearwater (muttonbirds).

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
KLA
HSIE
When

By arrangement.

Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast
Aboriginal Discovery ranger, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

Giidany Miirlarl: A special site

This school excursion in Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve is for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students and focuses on Science as a KLA. Aboriginal Discovery rangers will introduce students to the cultural significance of Giidany Miirlarl (moon sacred place) to the Gumbaynggirr People, and the fascinating life-cycle of wedge-tailed shearwaters (muttonbirds).

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
Science and Technology
When

By arrangement.

Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast
National park ranger. Photo: Rob Cleary

In-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggirr life

This Stage 2 (Years 3-4) in-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggirr life focuses on HSIE. Aboriginal Discovery rangers from Bongil Bongil National Park and Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve will visit your class to introduce the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal community through traditional language and stories, including Dreamtime stories, traditional tools and music.

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

Weekdays in school term. 

Where
North Coast
National park ranger. Photo: Rob Cleary

In-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggirr life

This Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) in-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggir life focuses on HSIE as a KLA. Aboriginal Discovery rangers from Bongil Bongil National Park or Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve will visit your class to introduce the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal community through traditional language and stories, including Dreamtime stories, traditional tools and music.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays in school term. 

Where
North Coast
Aboriginal Discovery ranger, Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

Muttonbirds by moonlight

Muttonbirds by moonlight is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion in Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve, focusing on HSIE. Join us on a guided walk across the island as evening falls, and keep an eye out for the daily return of thousands of wedge-tail shearwaters (muttonbirds) to their nesting burrows, where hungry partners or chicks await.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
When
1.5 hours; only available between the months of August to April when the shearwaters are present on the island.
Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast
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