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Looking to be part of something bigger than yourself?

The Centre for Ecological Learning (CEL) supports people of all ages to experience Earth-based, immersive, educational experiences that deepen our relationship with ourselves and the natural world. These experiences nourish, inspire and equip people with the knowledge and skills to go forth and adopt more ecologically sustainable ways of living in their personal lives and […]

The Young Naturalists Club explore the Bellinger River this Sunday

Join the Young Naturalists Club this Sunday morning  as they head out to the upper reaches of the Bellinger River in Thora and meeting with members of the scientific research team who are undertaking their 2018 field surveys for the (recently) endangered Bellinger River Snapping Turtle. This will be a unique opportunity for the group […]

Bellingen EYE Camp Announced

Bellingen EYE’s latest campaign, ‘Youth Against Plastic’ have been working towards a ban on single use plastic bags in NSW for a while now and are surprised that NSW is the only state in Australia not to have a ban! They have been planning a leadership camp to reinvigorate this issue and encourage action from […]

Andrew Turbill set to speak at the ‘Happiness & It’s Causes’ Conference!

Andrew Turbill, is an environmental educator, a wildlife naturalist, a writer, and nationally renowned speaker. He travels the country on behalf of CEL, inspiring and entertaining audiences on the importance of Nature Connection and reWilding. Andrew will be speaking at the Happiness and It’s Causes Conference in Sydney on June 25/26 alongside . Congratulations Andrew! If […]


Dig’n’Dine has moved to Sundays at 10.30am-12.30pm over the cooler months. Dig ‘n Dine is an opportunity to get involved in the garden and connect with others over a meal of vegetarian cuisine cooked with love and gratitude. Meals are a pay as you feel affair. Sunday 1st April, 10.30am-12.30pm Bellingen High School Community Garden By donation