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School Programs

The Inner West Council runs a number of school programs with a sustainability and environmental focus, including free tours of the Whites Creek wetland for school groups and free workshops such as how to make your own compost or growing kitchen gardens.

Visit each section (listed below) for more information, teaching resources and contact details.

Schools Network

Education Resources
Environment Education Resources
Sustainable Schools and School Environment Management Plans
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Inner West Sustainable Schools Network
Teachers and parents who meet regularly to discuss environmental projects


2017 Calendar of Environmental Events

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2 February World Wetlands Day



3
March Schools Clean Up Day
5
March Clean Up Australia Day
5-11
March Groundwater Awareness Week
17
March
Ride2School Day
21 March Harmony Day
21
March International Day of Forests
22 March World Water Day
23
March
World Meteorological Day
25
March
Earth Hour
     
22 April Earth Day
     
2-8
May International Composting Awareness Week
19
May
Walk Safely to School Day
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity
     
5 June World Environment Day
8 June World Oceans Day
     
2-9
July NAIDOC Week
29
July Schools Tree Day
31
July National Tree Day
     
9
August International Day of the World's Indigenous People
22-28
August
Keep Australia Beautiful Week
     
1-30 September   
Biodiversity Month
7 September National Threatened Species Day
11-17
September Cool Australia's Enviroweek
11
September Sustainable House Day
11 September National Bilby Day
17-25
September National Organic Week
     
3 October World Habitat Day
12
October Ride2Work Day
18-24
October National Water Week
23-29
October Aussie Backyard Bird Count


 
7-13 November National Recycling Week
21 November World Fisheries Day
     
3 December International Day of People with Disability
10 December International Human Rights Day

   
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