Best Practices Case Studies

A project by Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub

This project used citizen science to educate and engage 114 citizens from the far south ‘Sapphire Coast’ of NSW to create new habitat and improve local biodiversity.

A project by Western Rivers Environmental Education Network

This project educated and engaged 10 school communities from across Central Western NSW on water conservation and empowered parents to adopt water conservation behaviours at home.

A project by the Northern Sydney Environmental Educators Network

This project engaged 80 educators, students and community members on the issue of microplastics, empowering them to run five citizen science microplastic surveys and litter clean ups along beaches and rivers in northern Sydney.

A project by Western Sydney Environmental Education Network

This project used nature immersion, waste-to-art making and community-based social marketing to actively engage 60 children from across the greater Sydney region to reduce school yard litter and stormwater pollution.

A project by Illawarra Regional Sustainability Education Network

This collaborative community project engaged 90 adults and children from Peterborough School and the wider community from the Illawarra region of NSW to construct and celebrate a five senses school sustainability garden and adopt new sustainable living practices at home.

A project by Central Coast Environmental Education Network

This project used incentives to educate and engage 34 Central Coast schools and canteens on the issue of single-use plastics, resulting in behaviour changes that have reduced waste to landfill, playground litter and stormwater pollution.

A project by Hunter Region Sustainability Education Network

This project used an international environmental day to educate 57 community members about wetland conservation in the Hunter region of NSW and engage them in citizen science and on-ground works to actively care for their local environment.

A project by Northern Rivers Group of Environmental Educators

    This place and community based project saw 247 young people build their knowledge of, and take action towards their local critically endangered ecological community of the Big Scrub Rainforest in Northern NSW.

    A project by Mid-North Coast Sustainability Education Network

    This project actively engaged 700 young people on the mid-north coast of NSW to adopt a litter hotpot close to their school and educate their community about the issue of marine debris.