Why should we care for the Cumberland Plain Woodland and how can we do this? Explore a remnant of the endangered woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan.
A self-guided look at the vegetation layers and diversity of plants and animals of the woodland. Investigate interconnections among species and the importance of the woodland’s biodiversity, and consider sustainability measures that protect the woodland and other natural ecosystems.
The Cumberland Plain Woodland content:
- Discover what makes the Cumberland Plain woodland a special place
- Adventure through the endangered woodland in the special virtual tour
- Explore different habitats and learn about the creatures that call the woodland home
- Learn about the relationship between humans and the Cumberland Plain Woodland, and what efforts are being made to protect it
Student self-guided activities include:
- Compare two environments through nature journaling
- Learn how to set up a plantbank at home/school
- Undertake a scientific discovery of local habitats (at school, backyards, local areas)
- Discover how much of the woodlands remain and create a ‘Campaign for the Cumberland’ targeted to a western Sydney community living near the bushland