3 results for tag: Revegetation


Quartet give HELPing hands

http://www.starnewsgroup.com.au/story/88601 FOUR young minds are taking the world by storm. The HELP (Helping Endangered Leadbeater’s Possums) team will not only present their year-long project at the International Future Problem Solving Conference in Wisconsin – they will be featured in Network Ten’s science program Scope. The team, Elly Robertson (from Kallista), Luke McConnell (Berwick) and Emerald’s Ellie and Mollie Travica, have worked hard since the bushfires to save the critically endangered species. They recently submitted an application for a community grant for habitat revegetation at Yellingbo. Elly said their school project ...

TV goes wild for Beaconhills College teens

http://pakenham-cardinia-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/tv-goes-wild-for-beaconhills-college-teens/ SAVING an endangered marsupial has led this team to stardom. Four students from Beaconhills College appeared on Channel 10’s science program Scope last Friday as part of their Helping Endangered Leadbeater’s Possums crusade. It was their second television cameo since the group - Kallista’s Elly Robertson, Berwick’s Luke McConnell and Emerald’s Ellie and Mollie Travica - was formed early last year. As reported in the Leader, the team also featured on the network’s Totally Wild show at the Yellingbo National Conservation Reserve in ...

Special deal for special possums

By Tania Martin 2nd June 2009 FOUR hills friends are again doing their bit to make a difference. Twins Ellie and Mollie Travica of Emerald, Kallista's Elly Robertson and Emma Falconberg, of Berwick, are helping to save the endangered Leadbeater's possum. But they are not strangers to campaigning for worthy causes. Last October the girls made the finals in the Macquarie Bank Future Problem Solving Program with their bid to raise awareness for kids in East Timor. The Beaconsfield College students formed a group called YES (Youth for East Timor Squad) to highlight the plight of the school, 20 De Septembro. In the last year of the East Timor ...