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"The SFSF Econewsletter is one great way to highlight your work
in reducing waste and recycling resources."
Victorians are very fortunate to have inherited a world-class parks and reserves system, now accounting for more than 16% of Victorias land mass.
Parks Victoria is responsible for managing these marvelous national, state, regional, reservoir and major metropolitan parks and conservation reserves. Many well known historic properties and gardens, and Melbournes bays and major waterways, are also managed by Parks Victoria.
Our role is to protect the natural and cultural values of the parks and other assets we manage, while providing a great range of outdoor opportunities for all Victorians and visitors.
As one of the major sponsors of this years EcoNewsletter Parks Victoria help of thousands of volunteers and environment groups continually protects and enhance these natural treasures and encourages people to use them as places to reconnect with nature.
Parks Victoria would like children who have been to a Park either with their school, or their family to write a story about their visit for their school EcoNewsletter complete with photos. Your story could cover the following points:
Prizes will be awarded to the:
Furthermore your stories could be part of a special publication highlighting the experiences of young people in our parks. So when your group is planning its EcoNewsletter see if you can encourage at least one exciting story about your visit to a Parks Victoria park.
Teachers if you decide to make the My Visit to a Park essay a big project and receive more stories than you can publish in the EcoNewsletter you can pop stories directly onto the Parks Victoria Education website @ www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/education.
you can send copies to:
entries will be considered for prizes and publication.
further information call the Parks Victoria Information Centre on 13 1963
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