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Our Wildwatch Program is all about connecting kids with nature.

Research over the past decade has built up an impressive body of evidence demonstrating the value of connecting children with nature in a way that results in an increase in environmental knowledge, a deeper, more personal, understanding of the way their world functions, academic gains, and higher social and emotional functioning, especially in self-esteem, calculated risk taking and confidence. (AAEE website)

Wildwatch is an opportunity for children (and families) to engage in a program that promotes a love of nature, opportunities to observe nature and grow in knowledge, skills and understanding.

By signing up to Wildwatch, your children will receive:

  • A Wildwatch Pack - including a certificate, badge, a Wildwatch family membership card, our current newsletter and a set of Wildwatch Fact Cards
  • a Wildwatch Diary - to record your nature observations
  • a bi-monthly kid friendly newsletter
  • special invitations to family friendly events and activities (eg. tree planting events, bushwalks, citizen science events etc)
  • invitations to participate in 4 Wildwatch "actions"each year - eg. monitor the birds in your backyard

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CEN News Headlines

  • Erina Creek & Wetland Workshop

      Please join us for a free workshop to learn about Erina Creek Wetland rehabilitation and water quality monitoring on Saturday, 22 July. CEN’s Waterwatch Program and Central Coast Council are inviting local and nearby residents to come along to a workshop to find out more about the wetland, its

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  • Exhibition: Night's Watch Parliament - Bringing birds of the night into the light

      CEN is proud to support the Night’s Watch Parliament exhibition by local artists Marta Lett and Therese Gabriel Wilkins. View the exhibition until 30 July: Mon-Fri: 10am-5:30pm at The Art House, Wyong Attend one of the FREE community presentations 11 July, 11am-12pm, Dr Beth Mott from the Powerful Owl

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  • CEN 20th Anniversary Amateur Photographic Competition

    As part of our 20th Anniversary Celebrations, CEN will be holding an Amateur Photographic Competition. Objectives of the Competition:  To showcase the Environment of the Central Coast. That is, the flora and fauna, native to the region and the beaches, waterways and landforms from the Hawkesbury River in the south

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  • Wildwatch - Connecting Kids with Nature

    Our Wildwatch Program is all about connecting kids with nature. Research over the past decade has built up an impressive body of evidence demonstrating the value of connecting children with nature in a way that results in an increase in environmental knowledge, a deeper, more personal, understanding of the way

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  • Join the Friends of COSS

    The Coastal Open Space System (COSS) is a network of reserves supporting natural vegetation that are managed by Gosford Council for a number of environmental and community values. COSS lands provide important ecological habitats (or homes) and essential linkages (wildlife corridors) for diverse fauna and flora. These natural areas are

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  • Residents Oppose Warnervale Airport proposal

    Wyong and Wyee residents have banded together to oppose the proposed Warnervale Airport. Make your voice heard - and ensure that the proposal to increase the capacity of Warnervale airport is not carried forward in the Central Coast Regional Plan. Do not accept Wyong Council’s proposal for a B737 and A320

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  • CEN Bush Regen Team Available

    The Community Environment Network (CEN) is proud to offer the services of a professional Bush Regeneration Team. CEN has been conducting professional Bush Regeneration Services for over 6 years.

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  • Sign up to Gosford Observer

    Want to find out about some of the good and bad things that are happening with decision makers in relation to the Gosford environment and efforts to achieve environmental sustainability? Sign up to the Gosford Observer here Read the latest Gosford Observer

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