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Encounter Ecology Programs

  • Are you looking for ideas to keep your children entertained during these school holidays?
  • Trying to avoid tech-based distractions and screen time?
  • Are you searching for a fun, affordable and local children’s activity?

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Encounter Ecology School Holiday Programs

Encounter Ecology programs provide enriching experiences and activities, encouraging children to learn about the natural world and enhance their connection with nature. Delivered in the best kind of classroom – outdoors – at two convenient locations: the Dwellingup Forest Discovery Centre or local reserves in Mandurah. With my background in zoology, you can be assured of high quality content that children will find fun and engaging.

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Night Ramble

Are you up for a nocturnal adventure these school holidays?

Explore the bush at night with a spotlighting tour! Learn about fascinating nocturnal wildlife as we take a walk around bush trails in the Bindjareb region’s local conservation parks and reserves. Search for the animals creating curious hoots, croaks, rustlings and eye-shines observed in the bush after sunset.

When: Apologies, service temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions.
Where: To be advised
Age:  6+ years.
Price: Adult $18  Concession (Senior/Student) $15  Child $12
Duration:
1.25 hours

Learning Ways to Nature

Homes and Habitats

What makes a good home? Learn the weird and wonderful ways animals take shelter and stay safe in their bushland home. Discover the important habitat features on which our wildlife depend – a home that takes 150 years to build?? Come and find out why…

When: Recommencing during Term 3 holidays, October 2020.
Location: Samphire Cove Nature Reserve, Mandurah.
Age:  Best suited for ages 8-14 years. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Price: $18 per child.
Duration: 1.5 hours

Learning Ways to Nature

Animal Superpowers

Come on a journey to discover the remarkable abilities our wildlife have to adapt and thrive in their jarrah forest home. From invisibility to telescopic vision and personal sonar, you’ll be amazed at our wildlife superheroes!

Age:  8-14 years
Price: $23 per child.
Duration: 2 hours
Accessibility: The Forest Discovery Centre and its associated trails are wheelchair accessible. If your child has special needs, please contact Ways To Nature to discuss the most suitable program.

The Animal Superpowers program can be run during term time for school students or school holidays. During holiday programs, children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see.

~Albert Einstein