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Ranger talk at Kinchega

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), HSIE, Kinchega National Park

Overview

School excursions in NSW national parks

We are currently taking bookings for school excursions. Not all excursions are being delivered as per the usual program due to rules outlined by NSW Health. Alternative learning options with NPWS include online digital resources or incursions delivered at your school. Please contact your National Parks education contact or the relevant local park office for more information.

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Ranger talk at Kinchega is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion in Kinchega National Park, focusing on HSIE. Come and visit a NSW National Parks ranger and learn about their job while sitting in the natural environment - or have a ranger visit you in your own classroom.

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For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area HSIE
Student outcomes

GE2-1. Examines features and characteristics of places and environments

GE2-3. Examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments

GE2-4. Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry

Objectives

Students will:

  • Learn about what a ranger does in National Parks. This includes looking after visitors, park heritage, native plants and animals as well as important planning roles and fire management.
  • Students learn about threatened species including the Purple Wood Wattle that occurs on Kinchega National Park.
  • There is plenty of time for students to ask questions either spontaneously or prepared in class the day before.

Excursion details

Availability
Subject to staff availability.
Where
Kinchega Woolshed, Kinchega National Park
Duration
3hrs
Grading
Easy
Price

$5 per student for a half day tour.

Accessibility
Medium
Booking
If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
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Park info

  • in Kinchega National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Kinchega National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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