ATTN Teachers: Are you looking for an engaging sustainability learning program for your students?

Ask us about the free tailored activities the SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS SUPPORT PROGRAM offers to your school. The program can include presentations, workshops, demonstrations, audits, special events, tours and more!

ENERGY

Hands-on renewable energy and energy reduction workshops and audits.

WASTE

Recycling, composting, worm farms and waste reduction workshops and audits.

SUSTAINABILITY

The importance of, and how to live sustainably, sustainable development, catchment management.

WATER

Students can learn about their local water cycle, avoiding pollution and reducing water usage.

PLANTS & ANIMALS

Native species, ecosystems, biology, habitats, animals adaptations, pests and weeds, bush tucker and healthy food.

FIND OUT HOW

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Phone: 6549 3783
Facebook: Sustainable Futures-Muswellbrook

ALSO AVAILABLE...

EVENT SUPPORT
National Tree Day
Clean Up Australia Day

YOUTH LEADING THE WORLD
Student assistance program

SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS AWARDS PROGRAM
Recognition to high achieving schools and students

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLANS
Reduce the environmental impact of your school

  • Challenge for National Tree Day
    18 Jul 17

    National Tree Day is coming up and if you enjoy a challenge, being outside, don’t mind getting your hands dirty and love the idea of planting for future generations: Muswellbrook Shire Council wants your help.

    3200 plants are going in the ground at four planting sites.

    The plantings will focus on re-establishing local native species to help create habitat and corridors for wildlife.

    Planting si...

  • ATTN Teachers: Are you looking for an engaging sustainability learning program for your students?
    17 Jul 17

    Ask us about the free tailored activities the SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS SUPPORT PROGRAM offers to your school. The program can include presentations, workshops, demonstrations, audits, special events, tours and more!

  • Muswellbrook Indoor Sports Centre –  Carbon Neutral Pilot Project
    9 Jul 17

    Muswellbrook Shire Council’s 40% renewable energy target is another step closer with the implementation of a carbon neutral pilot project at the Muswellbrook Indoor Sports Centre.

    After assessing the centre as suitable for a “Carbon Neutral” pilot project, Council’s Sustainability Unit began looking at ways to reduce the energy consumption. As a result the Centre has had a major technology upgrad...

  • The Return of Muscle Creek Landcare
    4 Jul 17

    After a period of dormancy Muscle Creek Landcare group is again up and running, fighting against weed infestation and helping native ecosystems in the heart of Muswellbrook.

    Muscle Creek Landcare was first formed in the mid 90’s by long-time member Stephen Thatcher, who has confirmed he will be on hand to work with the group. The Landcare group have, historically, secured funding and worked on a ...

  • Muswellbrook Shire Council Celebrates World Environment Day
    2 Jun 17

    Monday 5 June is World Environment Day aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of the environment to society and the economy. Muswellbrook Shire Council is taking the opportunity to urge the local community to be aware of the actions they can take that will not only help their local environment but will also help their hip pocket. The council is also working on reducing the environmental i...

  • War on Waste set to launch in Muswellbrook
    11 May 17

    On 16 May ABC TV will air a three part series on the enormous and increasing problem of waste in Australia. At the same time Muswellbrook Shire Council Sustainability Unit will launch its own War on Waste with a renewed focus on tackling a range of waste issues.

    A new Sustainability Officer has been employed at Council to focus on a range of waste reduction projects. Muswellbrook Shire Council Su...

  • Claim a $1500 rebate to replace your wood heater
    5 Apr 17

    Singleton Council and Muswellbrook Shire Council have received joint funding of $84,000 from the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to undertake a 2017 wood smoke reduction campaign commencing this month.  

    The announcement comes after the councils conducted a successful joint program last year.

    The funding will enable both councils to provide further education to the community about the...

  • Landcare volunteers wanted!
    20 Jul 16

    Are you interested in caring for the land?
    Protecting native habitats?
    Learning about native plants and animals?
    Keeping your local area beautiful?

  • Flying Foxes: A guide for Upper Hunter residents
    18 Oct 16

    Are you curious about the flying foxes you may be seeing in Muswellbrook Shire? Download this brochure to gain a better understanding of the flying-fox.

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