Cooling Off at Mary Immaculate Eagle Vale!

'Environment Matters' Blog | Cooling Off at Mary Immaculate Eagle Vale!

Posted 16 December 2020 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

The students at Mary Immaculate Catholic Primary School at Eagle Vale are working with hundreds of other students from other schools to add thousands of plants to community spaces and schools across Greater Sydney.

This initiative involves the school community taking part in Greening Australia's 'Cooling the Schools' program! This project is all about giving children opportunities to connect with nature, and empowering them to take action alongside their communities to create greener, cooler places where both people and nature can thrive.

So far the school community has received 200 plants, including 150 trees, to provide extra shade around the school and combat rising temperatures – especially on the playground on a hot summer's day!


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