Environmental Education

Find out about the diverse environmental education activities Council is delivering across Newcastle. We've also got resources to help you make positive changes at home, school and work which can make a big difference to reducing our collective environmental footprint.

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Good Bushland Neighbours

If you live close to bushland there is a range of things you can do to help Newcastle's bushland thrive.

Natural Connection

Natural Connection is aimed at improving catchment health by introducing the community to its local waterways.

Nature Watch

Newcastle Nature Watch aims to encourage you to carefully observe and record what is happening in the natural environment around you, day by day throughout the year.

Reduce your footprint

There are a number of ways to reduce your ecological footprint and your impact on the environment. Here are some suggestions.

Throsby Marine Debris

Initiatives to reduce litter in the Throsby catchment area include litter traps, clean up activities and community education.

Waste Education for Schools

Information on Council's Waste Education Program.