Mindarie Senior College sustainability expo turns to nature and the environment


Taking part in the sustainability expo is Jared Pettit from WestOz Wildlife with the koala Judah, and teacher Jane Ferguson and student Leigh Murray (17). Picture: Marie Nirme

Steffie Basile from Earth Carers, showing off food scraps and compost worms. Picture: Marie Nirme

Ziggy Nielsen from Animal Ark, here holding the bobtail Bob. Picutre: Marie Nirme

Emma Baker from City of Wanneroo talking to students Sabina Kazic (17), Kathy Nam (17) and Lucy Nam (17) about recycling ones household trash. Picture: Marie Nirme

Kendall Pickering from WestOz Wildlife with Dingo Yappa and student Najwa Hassan (18). Picture: Marie Nirme

Tom Ferries from Native Animal Rescue holding a Woylie named AJ and talking to students Sarah Jenkinson (17) and Amy Stone (18). Picture: Marie Nirme
Taking part in the sustainability expo is Jared Pettit from WestOz Wildlife with the koala Judah, and teacher Jane Ferguson and student Leigh Murray (17). Picture: Marie Nirme Steffie Basile from Earth Carers, showing off food scraps and compost worms. Picture: Marie Nirme Ziggy Nielsen from Animal Ark, here holding the bobtail Bob. Picutre: Marie Nirme Emma Baker from City of Wanneroo talking to students Sabina Kazic (17), Kathy Nam (17) and Lucy Nam (17) about recycling ones household trash. Picture: Marie Nirme Kendall Pickering from WestOz Wildlife with Dingo Yappa and student Najwa Hassan (18). Picture: Marie Nirme Tom Ferries from Native Animal Rescue holding a Woylie named AJ and talking to students Sarah Jenkinson (17) and Amy Stone (18). Picture: Marie Nirme

THOUGHTS turned to nature and the environment at Mindarie Senior College’s recent sustainability expo.

About 85 Year 11 and 12 students took part in the annual event, organised by sustainability coordinators Elise Gaglio and Tracy Smith.

The event aimed to increase students’ knowledge, skills and passion on the importance of sustainability and showcase organisations involved in sustainability.

It was also an opportunity to showcase students’ work and achievements in sustainability.

Exhibitors at the August 10 event included Nearer to Nature, Earth Carers, Water Corporation, West Oz Wildlife, Native Animal Rescue, Animal Ark, Tangaroa Blue, Keep Australia Beautiful and Conservation Volunteers.

The United Nations Association of Australia, One World Centre, CSIRO, AuSSI WA and Bunnings were also present.

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