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EnviroMentors®

NSW’s leading incursion-based environmental education service.

Since 1994, EnviroMentors® has been the country’s leading mobile incursion-based environmental education program, reaching every corner of NSW with sustainability workshops.

EnviroMentors® modules provide a range of education services to improve community awareness and engagement on local sustainability issues and initiatives. Like other KAB NSW programs, EnviroMentors® focuses on motivating communities to participate in simple and practical ways to improve their local environment. Our team are qualified educators as well as experts in sustainability.

EnviroMentors® modules provide a range of education services to improve community awareness and engagement on local sustainability issues and initiatives. Like other KNSWB programs, EnviroMentors focuses on motivating communities to participate in simple and practical ways to improve their local environment.

EnviroMentors®education services include:

  • School Workshops
  • Community Workshops
  • Corporate Programs
  • Litter Audits
  • Waste Audits
  • Education Materials
  • Community Displays

Benefits of using EnviroMentors®

As our goal is to create workshops that students can engage and relate to on a local level, Councils’ inputs and objectives are valued.

Councils are encouraged to provide detail on local sustainability and waste services. We have 11 educational modules to choose from to help you achieve your sustainability objectives. 

Educational Modules

Objectives and their complementing education modules

High school and Early Childhood workshops are available on request. Please email us for more information.

Litter reduction

* Litter
* Keeping waterways clean
* School Waste Audits

Sustainability

* Sustainability
* Lunches unwrapped
* Recycling
* Saving water

Waste Reduction

* In the bin
* Composting
* Lunches unwrapped
* Worm farming
* School Waste Audits

Bin Contamination

* In the bin
* Recycling
* School Waste Audits

Resource Conservation

* In the bin
* Sustainability
* Schoolyard harvest
* Recycling
* Saving water
* School Waste Audits

Water Specific Conservation

* Saving water

Organic Recycling Promotion

* Composting
* Worm farming
* School Waste Audits

‘A very engaging and well developed workshop that incited curiosity and reflection about sustainability. Loved the hands on activities!’

Yr 4, , Pagewood, Bayside

‘The incursions are so valuable as the children are hearing the same message they get from their teachers from another person and it is in so much detail.’

Yr 2, Cabbies Creek, Blacktown

‘It was great. The backdrop and hands on involvement of every child was much appreciated. Helped each child feel they contributed.’

Yr 4, Camden South, Camden

‘Very engaging for students and encouraged participation. Practical information they can go home and apply.’

Yr 3 , St Margaret Mary’s, Cumberland

‘Great variety in lessons – keeping kids engaged. Great firm & structured approach. Good clear directions!’

Yr 1, Narooma, Eurobodalla

‘The workshop was fantastic, the students were engaged and actively put their hand up to answer questions.’

Yr 5, St Mary's Star of the Sea, Georges River

‘Marc was an amazing presenter and captivated the students with his vibrant personality and engaging information on sustainability. The students were really engaged and the feedback was really positive.’

Yr5/6 , Sacred Heart, ACT

‘Extremely engaging presentation. Students all learnt something. Fantastic workshop presenter.’

Yr 4, Pennant Hills West, Hornsby

‘Great workshop, Tiffany was great, students very engaged. Interactive & lots of visual aids, great vocal building for students.’

Yr 1, Hornsby South, Hornsby

‘It was great to have the hands on resources and move around the room to see different scenarios.’

Yr 5, Thornleigh West, Hornsby

‘Excellent visuals resources – great prompts – children loved the guessing game too!’

Yr 1, Linfield, Ku Ring Gai

‘The presentation was so fantastic. Students were engaged and motivated for change.’

Enviro Club, Punchbowl, M5

‘Brilliant! Thank you. A great balance of practical and info.’

Yr 1, Busby, M5

‘Fits in well with a materials science unit we have just completed.’

YrK-3, Penrith, Penrith

‘Great variety of resources. Very age appropriate.’

Yr 12, Penrith Christian school, Penrith

‘Presenter has excellent skills. Great use of varying types of activities and validating students answers.’

Yr 3, Bungendore, Queanbeyan

‘Excellent. Would like to have it every year to remind students.’

K-6, Douglas Park, Wollondilly

‘Variety of resources and display items were great. They helped students understand content, kept them engaged.’

Yr 2, Kellyville, The Hills

‘Engaging informative fun. Well done age appropriate. Excellent facilitator.’

K, Tocumwal, RAMJO, Murray

‘Fantastic presenter. Continued reinforcement of lesson content. Knew the content extremely well. They children were highly engaged from start to finish.’

K, Leeton, RAMJO Riverina

‘Loved the hands on activities.’

Yr2-3, Lake Wyangan, RAMJO Riverina

‘Very informative and interactive. Fostered students involvement.’

Yr2-4, Currambena, Lane Cove

‘Very well presented, effective use of props, enthusiastic presenter.’

K-2, St Joesph’s, Lockhart

‘Marc was excellent. He presented a large amount of information in a short time and kept the children engaged and learning.’

Yr 3, Mt Carmel, Yass

‘Fast paced and interesting. Kept students engaged and interested.’

‘I would highly recommend the EnviroMentors to visit your schools. When we have had the educators come to our region, the students at our schools have been entertained and motivated to embrace their knowledge and encouraged to create change in their own environment.’

Edwina Lowe, Resource and Waste Education Officer, Snowy Monaro Regional Council

‘Healthy catchments and waterways are highly valued by the Hornsby community.

EnviroMentors water education school incursions provide fun, meaningful and interactive IRL messaging on stormwater pollution awareness and water conservation to primary school students.

Quality educators connect kids to locally relevant issues and highlight, in a very visual way, the impacts of poor land use and inappropriate behaviours.

EnviroMentors captures the imagination of our future environmental custodians and gets them thinking!’

David Bolton, Catchment Education Officer, Hornsby Shire Council

‘I use EnviroMentors education program to deliver stormwater education to kindergarten to year 2 students through the Keep Waterways Clean module.

This is a great program because it allows me to deliver engaging environmental education to such a young audience (and a lot of them!) in a very time efficient way.

I have received great feedback from teachers about how well the educators engage the students and both teachers and students have found the program informative.’

Amanda Or, Environmental Projects Officer, Blacktown City Council

‘As part of Council’s commitment to provide environmental education to our schools, we engage the EnviroMentors because they offer a wide variety of topics/modules and have the ability to engage all of the schools in our local government area throughout the year. We have received lots of positive feedback from teachers, as well as students, who have participated in this program.’

Jennie Wagner-Gorton, Environmental Education Office, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
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