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International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March and provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the role that freshwater plays in our lives.

Leopard Seal At Great Southern Oceans


Taronga Western Plains Zoo has joined with Department of Primary Industries, RiverSmart and Central West Catchment Management Authority to celebrate World Water Day with a variety of workshops and activities. The focus will be on recreatioanl use of our local wetland environments and the importance of wetland ecosystems to biodiversity. Programs will run between 9:30am-2:00pm. The students will need to bring hat, sunscreen, water and lunch. There will be three workshops available on the day and you can include your class in one, or all three.

Stage/age Targeted

This program is suitable for students in Stages 2-5.

Workshop Topics

  • Fishing Workshop
  • Why Wetlands are important
  • Discovery of Mini Beasts & Water Quality Testing


Tuesday 24 March 2015 at Taronga Western Plains Zoo


Cost will be $18.00 per student. A minimum of 20 students is required for booking this program. Schools will need to prepay.

More information

For more information contact the Zoo's Education Centre on 02 6881 1433 or to book download and complete the booking form.


Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education

Phone: 02 6881 1433