EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

EDUCATION STRATEGY

WAMA will foster a vibrant education program for people of all ages and cultures, promoting appreciation of the natural world and our wildlife art heritage by:

  • Providing a world class educational resource where the classroom is the WAMA site – with its natural reserve, wetlands, botanic gardens, collections and exhibits – set in the broader context of the Gariwerd National Park
  • Using the WAMA precinct and its resources to;
    • engage all ages in experiencing the natural world and its depiction through the sciences and the arts, and hence
    • promote understanding and appreciation of Australia’s natural and social history, including;
      • Its unique flora and fauna
      • Its Indigenous history and interpretation
      • Its depiction in the arts, and
      • Our total dependence on its sustainability
  • Providing opportunities for students of the environment and wildlife arts to learn from and work with professional educators, scientists and artists

2020 PLANS

  • The Biggest Science Experiment from March 2020
  • Continue to trial Environmental Science program ‘What do Ants do? in local primary schools
  • Melbourne Girls College – Environmental Science program May 2020
  • Nature Play Day – September 2020

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Acknowledgement of country

WAMA is honoured to be able to do what we love within an ancient, diverse and unique cultural landscape that we call home. A landscape created by the great creator Bunjil, crafted by the many rich creative beings and forces, and cared for by the First Nations’ peoples. We acknowledge and respect their enduring knowledge, wisdom, leadership and friendship and their Elders past, present and future.