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Brewongle staff have been busy preparing a range of new incursions, excursions, camps and teacher professional learning – check out the links below to book for this term or next year. Incursions: Stage 2 & 3 Creative Arts and Science. Two programs involving art, technology and the environment. We come to your school, provide all the equipment, expertise and activities. Linked to the new syllabuses for the Australian Curriculum. Excursions to Brewongle… Read More

Our eastern yellow robins are busy nest building today. I have snapped a couple of photos on my phone for you to enjoy. The eastern yellow robins are a Climatewatch species so if you see them around – record the sighting on the website or on the handy app! Our resident grey shrike thrushes are also nesting again – same time every year! A gorgeous little clutch of spotty eggs on our… Read More

It is National Science Week and the noisy channel-billed cuckoos are about to return to NSW and the Sydney region during their yearly migration. They return to disturb our serenity and lay their eggs in the nests of other unsuspecting birds like the Currawong.  Scientists are predicting that our warming earth and changing climate will alter the migration patterns of these birds and we need help in tracking their movements. We need… Read More

1. 2. 3. These are three common species to be found around Sydney and they are part of a long list of indicator species used by the citizen science project Climatewatch. I have blogged previously about Climatewatch and citizen science projects as I think they are a fantastic educational tool. Climatewatch uses common species to monitor adaptations to climate change. Specifically we are looking for phenological (life cycle and breeding) changes to… Read More