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Friday 16 Jul 2021

Senior Ranger. Ages 7-12

Mundaring, 6073

16 Jul 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Hike along the tracks and trails as we delve deeper into the role of a ranger, visit the fire sheds and become reptile aware as you work towards your senior ranger qualification. For ages 7-12 this activity is held at Perth Hills Discovery Centre and…

Saturday 21 Aug 2021

Frog Forage. Ages 6+ LS

Noranda, 6062

21 Aug 2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The search is on, so hop along to join this fun adventure! Pop on your gum boots and forage for frogs. Learn how to attract frogs into your garden with ideas on creating the perfect frog pond. Our ‘froggie’ guide will show you how to tune into an…
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Parenting the Digital Child - Unplugging and Reengaging

by Katherine Healy

It sometimes feels like we’re fighting a losing battle for our children, to give them the childhood that we had. Where the only screen time we got in the day was maybe catching Round the Twist after school (if we biked home at breakneck speed), or watching Sale of the Century or A Country Practice in the evening, on the (only) TV, with the whole family. But nostalgia does us no good. We can lament the advent of 24 hour entertainment, rage against ever-present social media, but they’re not going anywhere. All we can do is acknowledge that our children are growing up in a world very different than our own, but also very much the same. Read more…

My Nature Play Summer – Competition Winner

by Ellery Spychalski

When we challenged Western Australian families to spend more time outdoors this summer (and share their pics with us!) we didn’t expect such a flood of amazing photographs. Read more…

Where's The Risk?

by Griffin Longley

A risk is something that makes your objectives uncertain. Why is that important? Because it forces us to ask ourselves what our objectives are when we think about risk. And that changes everything. The question is not what can go wrong? It is not could someone conceivably be injured? The question is, what are we trying to achieve? Read more…

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