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Environmental Programs

Environmental educational programs run by council provide information on a range of environmental and sustainability issues and initiatives that can be undertaken by anyone in the community.

From Green Living workshops to school projects to businesses initiatives, there are many ways we can help to protect the beautiful environment of this region and help make Gosford a truly sustainable city.

Schools and preschools

Child and Teacher

Little Green Steps

Provides resources and tools to assist preschool staff to communicate environmental messages to children from three to five years of age.

The Greenhouse Program

An environmental education program for primary schools in Gosford City. The program is made up of a variety of components including projects and activities which schools and students are invited to participate in.

Each year all activities and material are based around a particular environmental theme.

Future Council

A civics based environmental education program developed for stage five students. For more information, please contact council's Environmental Education Officer on 4325 8175. 


A water and environmental education website for high school students with information that links directly to the NSW Science, Geography, Agriculture and Marine Studies syllabuses. Resources include local case studies, games, and factsheets.


Clean Industries Partners Program

Aims to improve environmental awareness and compliance of businesses within the Gosford Local Government Area. 


COSS Family Nature Club

The COSS Family Nature Clubs are groups of adults and children who enjoy nature, wildlife and our Coastal Open Space System together on a regular basis. Individuals can either form their own club or join an already established club.

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