A Great day with Taralga Landcare and recreational co-operative, Taralga Public School, Tambelin Independent School and the International Volunteers for Peace. The children got to plants trees with Vanessa Keyser from Hawkesbury Nepean Landcare, hear a talk on fauna from Roslyn Landcarer Mark Selmes, watch a presentation on weeds with Dale Chalker and play a game about habitat loss with Helen Ward.
and another appearance of “pesky possum”
The day was part of a NRMA Insurance Community Grants Program – GrantProject: IVP (International Volunteers for Peace) Taralga Environmental Repair & Restoration
Well done to Rita Sofea for organising such a great day for the children.
She has passed on some of the comments from the International Volunteers:
” I wish I had
this opportunity when I was a child”
” In my country children cannot do such activities ”
” It was very special to work with the children ”
” It is important for children to learn about the environment in a
” It would have been nice to eat together with the children”
” the children were really interested in our countries and asked lots of
” it was all too quick”