City of Canning primary school students to get hands-on for Earth Day Expo

Children analysing creepy critters.
Children analysing creepy critters.

APRIL’S Earth Day Expo is set to inspire a greener generation by asking primary school students to tackle local and global sustainability issues.

Water scarcity, protecting native fauna, waste minimisation and deforestation will covered through a range of fun activities.

About 500 primary school students will also learn about transport, biodiversity, energy and Noongar culture.

The event will be held on April 6, Mayor Paul Ng said.

“The Earth Day Expo strengthens our commitment to becoming a leader in sustainable living by minimising wasteful use of precious resources, encouraging clean waterways and managing natural areas that support recreation and biodiversity,” he said.

The Expo will take place at the Canning River Eco Education Centre (CREEC) and surrounding Kent St Weir parkland.

Anyone wanting to learn more about CREEC or the Earth Day Expo 2018 can contact the City of Canning on 1300 422 664 or via email at

The event will be jointly run by the Canning River Eco Education Centre and the Australian Association for Environmental Education.

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