Nature Play Adventures
We have a wonderful variety of nature play and play-based activities for Early Learning Centres and Kindergartens. Excursions are offered at St Kilda Botanical Gardens and St Kilda Beach (including the penguin colony) and incursions at your centre.
Our most popular incursions and excursions are:
Help us build the EcoCentre family.
Make a lasting contribution to the EcoCentre with just 2 minutes of your time!
Membership is now lifetime by default - appreciating the enduring relationships that EcoCentre members and Affiliates build to each other, and our beautiful patch of the planet.
Treasurer (Volunteer position)
The EcoCentre's Committee of Management are looking for an experienced person who can undertake the requirements of the role as set out in the Treasurer Position Description, to be found on Ethical Jobs.
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Port Phillip Baykeeper is partnering with Scouts Victoria to map microplastic litter hotspots across Melbourne, to help us stop plastic pollution at the source before it harms wildlife and waterways.
Empowering multicultural residents and visitors to protect our Bay
We are all now familiar with the fact that sunscreen is important in helping to protect our skin from sun damage. But what is the sunscreen we are dousing ourselves with doing to the environment?
Clean Bay Blueprint
This project has discovered nearly 2.5 Billion litter items reach the Bay each year from the surface of our two urban rivers.
85% (2 Billion) of this is microplastics.
What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it? No way! Bring it to the St Kilda Repair Café and let one of our volunteer fixers make it as good as new while you learn new skills and enjoy a cup of tea.
2-5pm on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Last repairs start at 4:15pm.
Exciting news! While we haven't been able to hold our last couple of monthly Repair Cafes, we are excited to bring our June 2020 Repair Cafe online via Zoom. Check out the event listing and register to attend here.
The EcoCentre acknowledges the Kulin Nations, including the Yalukut Weelam clan of the Boon Wurrung language group, traditional owners of the land on which we are located. We pay respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Elder members of our multicultural community.