Resources

Resources teachers, information on gardens, samphires, native grass and more.

Towards Cooler, Greener, Wilder seminar series

You can watch the recordings of our online seminar series about key projects to cool, green and wild metropolitan Adelaide.

Topics include biodiversity sensitive urban design (BSUD), hollow habitats, looking after waterways and more.
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Teacher Resources: Ants

Ants are incredible creatures that play a major role in our ecosystems, download the teacher information pack.

Ants are amazing! Use this chart to find out more about our local ant species and how to identify them.

A fun way to learn more about our local ant species and extend your play and learn about our amazing local wildlife.

Teacher Resources: Aquatic macroinvertebrates

This chart is designed to help older students & adults identify many of the invertebrates found in Adelaide’s waterways

This chart is designed to help young people identify some of the more common water bugs found in Adelaide’s waterways.

Water bugs have evolved incredible strategies to survive in our waterways.

Learn how to sample creatures in the field to deepen learning about aquatic environments and the impact of pollution.

Teacher Resources: Birds

Use these cards to play some fun games that will help you to learn about our amazing local birdlife

Play this fun game of bingo and challenge yourself to label as many common urban birds as you can.

What’s that pink bird with grey wings or green with red eye stripes? Use this chart to identify common urban birds.

Use this chart to find out more about our local wetland birds and how to identify them.

This teacher information pack gives background information, activities, and ideas to engage students with wetland.

Use this chart to identify many of the birds found throughout the Adelaide Hills.

What’s the difference between a Musk Lorikeet and a Purple-crowned Lorikeet? Find out with this identification chart.

Teacher Resources: Butterflies

Butterflies come in a wide range of colours and sizes, but do you know how to tell one from another?

Combine these cards & the Aquatic macroinvertebrate or Common Urban & Bushland Birds playing cards to extend play

Teacher Resources: Catchments

Information and activities about catchments, stormwater, pollution and how changing land use impacts on catchment health

Teacher Resources: Coast and Marine

Play this fun game of bingo and challenge yourself to label as many items commonly found at the beach, as you can

Use this chart to identify some of the more common items found on Adelaide’s beaches.

Use this chart to identify the freshwater fish around Adelaide & recognise which ones are native & which are pests

Freshwater habitats can be divided up into discrete zones which are used by different creatures.

Teacher Resources: Frogs and frog ponds

Use this chart to find out more about our local frog species and how to identify them.

Combine with the Aquatic macroinvertebrate or Common Urban & Bushland Birds playing cards to extend your play

Information about many aspects of a frog’s life and details many of the varied ways they cope with life on this planet.

Teacher Resources: Fungi & Riparian Habitat

Fungi play important roles in all ecosystems. Use this chart to identify more common fungi found around Adelaide.

The riparian zone is the area of land alongside waterways. Find out how you can assess the health of riparian habitat.

Teacher Resources: Local native plants and gardens

Native orchids are a very important part of our environment and there are over 250 described species in South Australia

Play this fun game of bingo and challenge yourself to label as many native plants as you can.

This fact sheet is a step by step guide to planting local native plants

Identify native plants of the Adelaide plains.