EcoDiscoverers Xmas School Holiday Program

EcoDiscoverers Xmas School Holiday Program

Xmas holidays are so long, but children who explore the environment become intrigued and their minds expand. Book them in now to attend these exciting Eco Explorer activities for 5-9 year old. Limited numbers are accepted for each program, so book in now so they don’t miss out. Parents can accompany the groups if they wish.

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Citizen Science Activities

Citizen Science Activities

Citizen Science Activities – Become Involved Citizen science is about the community participating in scientific research. Its key objective is to make science more accessible for the community and to produce valuable information for scientific research. To be involved in citizen science you don’t need a science degree. Citizen scientists work with scientists or within a scientific framework to achieve scientific goals. Citizen science involves […]

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E-Waste Recycle

E-Waste Recycle

Currumbin Special School teacher, Toby Osborne, has started an inspiring programme which provides learning
opportunities to hone the employment skills and social skills development for the students. The programme
commenced in June 2018 after some months of setup and has met with resounding success with the students.

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Campaign_Report-June 2018

Campaign_Report-June 2018

Volunteers are wanted to help with campaign actions. Have an hour or two a week to spare? Want to help save the environment on the Gold Coast? Do you love koalas? All help welcome; a wide variety of campaigns are being researched etc. Contact Gecko office@gecko.org.au if you can help with Campaigns and a person from the Team will contact you.

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EcoDiscoverers July School Holiday Program

EcoDiscoverers July School Holiday Program

EcoDiscoverers always hold an exciting program of adventures for children 5-9 years old; just $5 per child. Parents can accompany them if they wish. This time the groups look and identify various water birds, see what lives in the mangroves, run around and explore the delightful sand dunes and even go on a mystery tour. Book soon as numbers are limited. Professional teachers accompany each group.

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He’s at it again-bush turkey loves my garden

He’s at it again-bush turkey loves my garden

I came back from watching the whales at Hervey Bay, to find the mulch from my garden all over my pot plants and on the bricks underneath.  Mr. Turk (Alectura lathamii) was at it again.

Last year he did the same thing at the other end of the garden and I managed to foil him by putting up a cheap half metre high fence.  He could fly in, but he could not get the mulch out.  Problem solved.

On the neighbour’s roof

This year he decided to try the other end of the garden, and as there is no fence between my garden and my next door neighbour, he took his mulch as well.  As a temporary measure I had to put my garbage bins on their sides along the garden edge along with an old cupboard thing that was here when I bought the house.  That looked pretty ugly.

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