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Our Action


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How can we help our wildlife?

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Our Action

  1. 1. WildLife Australia
  2. 2. The problems:1. Roads2. Pets3. Entanglement(nets, fences and rubbish)4. Habitat destructionWe talked about the problems faced byour wildlife.
  3. 3. What can we do to help the animals?
  4. 4. IDEAS!Don’t cut down treesKeep your cats inside campaignDon’t throw rubbishPut shiny objects on fencesLook after baby animals1. Make a nesting box √2. Make pouches for the babies √Bird bath and feeding boxes3. Raise money for food, equipment, etc √We listed our ideas and then discussed the strengths and weaknesses ofeach idea. We came up with 3 ideas.
  5. 5. We had a vote to decide our action and here are the results:1. Nesting boxes 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 102. Pouches 1 1 1 - 33. Fundraising 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 – 12 We decided to have a fundraiser to raise money to make some nesting boxes for Wildlife Australia.
  6. 6. Ideas for sharing our action with the community.• Make posters to advertise our action• Put it in the newsletter• Put it on the blog• Say it at school assembly• Announce it over the loud speaker• Using publisher to make a banner• Send a letter to Wild Life Australia• Could have a fundraiser• Put a message in the local newspaper• Post a message on a community notice board• Post a message on the Blackburn library notice boardWe invited our Grade six buddies in to get some ideas on how to advertise
  7. 7. Miss Egan, our Principal, came into visit and we toldher all about our Action.She thought a fundraiser was a great idea. Miss Eganchecked the calendar and said Wednesday 13th Junewould be a good day to have our dress up day.We decided to have ‘Rainbow Day’ and everyone inthe school could wear their favourite colours andbring a gold coin donation.Now we have to:• Write a letter to tell everyone• Make posters to put around the school• Make announcements over the speaker and at assembly
  8. 8. After Rainbow Day we will use the money raisedto buy materials for nesting boxes to help thesebeautiful animals.