Environmentally & Ecologically Sustainable farming 

Duration

Closed footwear - Hat - water bottle (1 litre)  Sunscreen - Pencil & workbook (if completing a school or class activity)

School Tours

Program

Requirements

Community

As part of our community commitment we offer the opportunity to visit our working yabby farm
at no cost.

Parents welcome to attend.

Yabbies - What are they? - Boy or a girl?  Importance in the food chain
- Habitat - Growth cycle - What do they eat - Keeping as pets & how to look after them at school or at home

 Bio-security - why it is important.

Environmentally and Sustainable farming practices - why it is important for our future.

Farming methods - extensive - semi intensive - Intensive

Basic RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems) - what is it and how does it work.

Yabby Farming Overview - from dam to dinner plate.

Harvesting - practical activity - student involvement.

Old fashion yabby fishing - practical activity - student involvement.

Questions?

The more you know, the more you learn,
the more you learn, more places you'll go.
From basic to more detailed - farm tours are individually tailored to meet desired outcomes of each school.

Induction - Farm biosecurity & disinfection protocols on on arrival and departure are mandatory for all farm visitors.

Topics covered

Talk and Tour : 60 - 90 minutes
 
Including practical component, (Net Harvesting, Yabby Fishing)
2 - 3 hours.