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Global environments - rainforest magic
Stage 4 (Years 7-8), Geography, Wingham Brush Nature Reserve
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.
This excursion experience has been updated and is now being delivered in line with the new NSW Department of Education Curriculum. We will be revising this excursion's name and information online soon. Contact your local national parks office for more information about the updated excursion.
Read more about Global environments - rainforest magic
Global environments rainforest magic is a guided excursion through Wingham Brush Nature Reserve for Stage 4 (Years 7-8) students focusing on geography as the KLA. You'll be guided through the park, and along the way introduced to the different rainforest ecosystems.
You'll discover what a rainforest is, and determine why they are such special places and how we can conserve them. Activities may include rainforest art, scientific data collection (eg soil types and pH, temperature) and sensory awareness.
Geography: Global Environments. This program is also suitable for Science and Technology.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 4 (Years 7-8)|
4.6. Describes the geographical processes that form and transform environments.
4.7. Identifies and discusses geographical issues from a range of perspectives.
4.8. Describes the interrelationships between people and environments.
- Guided. Available on request.
- Wingham Brush Nature Reserve
- 2hrs 30min
$260 per group (includes GST).
- 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.
- School excursion inquiries - Port Macquarie
- 02 6588 5519
- NPWS Manning - Hastings Area Office, 22 Blackbutt Rd Port Macquarie NSW 2444
- in Wingham Brush Nature Reserve in the North Coast region
Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, flooding, or for the benefit of the flying foxes during breeding.