World Environment Day


 

 

Note: this year’s World Environment Day celebrations will take place in the Garden on Tuesday 6 June. Registrations are now closed.

Are you bringing your class to Adelaide Botanic Garden for World Environment Day on 6 June? We've got the perfect "treasure hunt" type activity for your students to follow on the day!

Simply download the 15 Interesting Plants activity sheet and a map of Adelaide Botanic Garden and then students can walk around the Garden, ticking the boxes when they find the plants listed (and learning the story behind 15 of the Garden's most interesting plants!).

About World Environment Day

Thousands of South Australian school students have now registered for Adelaide Botanic Garden's World Environment Day celebrations – the state’s biggest WED event.

Students take part in a range of interactive environmental presentations covering important topics from Aboriginal tools for living, preserving endangered species and native bees, through to worms and compost, food security and feral invaders.

Presenters from respected organisations such as CSIRO, Sea Shepherd, Cleland Wildlife Park, KESAB, Botanic Gardens of South Australia, SA Seed Conservation Centre and State Herbarium regularly attend to impart their knowledge to the state’s budding environmentalists.

World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.

Adelaide Botanic Garden has educated tens-of-thousands of SA school students at its annual celebration, which started in 1996.