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Welcome to Piney Lakes Online! Here you will find environmental education resources for all ages including educational videos, virtual workshops and downloadable worksheets.

Virtual Resources

Self-guided Tours

Piney Lakes Reserve, ArcGIS StoryMaps – Explore the great outdoors, grab your device and discover the beauty of the Banksia woodlands and paperbark wetlands on this self-guided tour of Piney Lakes.

Recordings from Webinars

Listen to audio recordings of recent webinars we have held on sustainability topics.

 

Webinar - Ecology and Management of the Swan Canning River

All audio content is the property of the City of Melville under the Copyright Act 1968 and must not be copied, republished or reproduced without the City's written permission.

 

Webinar - Our Love-Hate Relationship with Plastic

All audio content is the property of the City of Melville under the Copyright Act 1968 and must not be copied, republished or reproduced without the City's written permission.

Webinar - Choose to Refuse - The Case of Reusable Coffee Cups

All audio content is the property of the City of Melville under the Copyright Act 1968 and must not be copied, republished or reproduced without the City's written permission.

Downloadable Worksheets

Have fun at home with our downloadable worksheets. We will add new ones on a regular basis. To have colouring masterpieces featured in the Piney Lakes monthly eNews, send a photograph in to environmental.education@melville.wa.gov.au.

Colouring Sheets

Activity Sheets

Brochures and Fact Sheets

Other

Useful Links and Resources

Our curated list of other websites offering fun and educational environmental resources.

  • Climate Watch App – Lets you record the seasonal behaviour you see in plants and animals, and helps scientists understand how Australia’s environment is responding to climate change
  • Nearer to Nature – Provides opportunities for families, community groups and overseas and interstate visitors to take part in fun, hands-on, activities in the natural environment.
  • Recycle Right – For information and educational resources about reducing waste and living sustainably.
  • Photomon App – To measure the success of revegetation and change over time in natural areas the City of Melville has several sites registered for ongoing monitoring. The Photomon App allows for simple and accurate photo monitoring – photos from your phone are instantly uploaded to the Melville database, and can be seen by staff and other users. If you would like to become an Environmental Monitor please email our Environmental Officer Jacklyn.Kelly@melville.wa.gov.au for a login so you can add directly to our database.

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