Teaching with turtles: the NSW program turning school students into conservationists

Schools host the reptiles and visit them in wetlands. Environmental groups say it augurs well for an activist future

When students from Lithgow visited wetlands near their primary school west of Sydney, they quickly picked up on a problem: there was nowhere for turtles.

“A bunch of students said there are no logs or rocks here, so where are they going to bask?” said Associate Professor Ricky Spencer from Western Sydney University. “I thought, that is a good point.”

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/sep/19/teaching-with-turtles-the-nsw-program-turning-school-students-into-conservationists


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