Parliament of Youth on Sustainability

Year 12 Ecosystems students participated in the Parliament of Youth on Sustainability at the Australian National University. The Parliament, held on the 1st of June, involved students from other colleges, high schools, and primary schools across Canberra. At the Parliament, student representative teams from kindergarten to year 12 became parliamentarians for a day, presenting their proposals for action to […]

By Stephen Robey | News . Science

Fire Ecology Study

Year 12 ecosystems students went on an excursion to Namadgi National Park to investigate the influence of fire severity on the regeneration of Eucalypt species after the January 2003 Canberra Fires.

By Stephen Robey | Science

Down in the Weeds

Year 12 ecosystems students are conducting a survey of invasive weeds in Mulangarri Grasslands Nature Reserve. Now, while this may not seem particularly exciting at first, the reserve is an important habitat for a number of threatened species, including the Striped Legless Lizard (Delma impar) and the Golden Sun Moth (Synemon plana). If invasive weeds, such as Serrated Tussock and St. John’s Wort, were to successfully out-compete native […]

By Stephen Robey | News . Science

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