Posts Tagged ‘Environment and Nature’

  • Environment and Nature

    Mother Nature strikes at Centennial Parklands

    We’ve had four seasons in one this winter in Sydney, this just goes to show you never know what to expect when it comes to mother nature. One thing we all share is that we are at the behest of mother nature and her weather. During a thunderstorm, have you ever wondered what happens down at ground level where the lightning strike takes place? Well we have the pictures to show you what happens here at Centennial Parklands.

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    Photos of the Week: Nature’s Favourite Painting

    The sky is definitely one of nature’s most impressive, ephemeral artworks. Whether illuminated in gold and pale blue at sunrise, painted with gold and orange brushstrokes dusk, or decorated with textured wind-strewn clouds, it seems the sky always has something beautiful to offer. We love your photos of the sky and this week, we have […]

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  • Meet the Parklands team

    Art inspired by nature at Centennial Parklands

    Some of the world’s most famous artworks have been inspired by nature: from Claude Monet’s Water Lilies (1919) to Georges Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Latte (1886). It is not that uncommon to spot artists in Centennial Park, painting the beautiful natural landscapes and daily, visitors amaze us with quality photos of trees, ponds […]

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  • Events and Activities

    Science in the Swamp is back, and it’s better than ever!

    Sydney’s favourite free outdoor science event, Science in the Swamp, returns to Centennial Parklands on 12 August 2017 and the line-up is bigger and better than ever. Old favourites like the giant roaming dinosaur will be back to join exciting new additions like the Tesla electric car team, guaranteeing tonnes of fun and discovery for all ages.

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  • Meet the Parklands team

    Meet the team: Sam Crosby – our nature play specialist

    For the last six and a half years Sam Crosby has been enriching the lives of children, carers and educators through the Centennial Parklands Education Precinct. She has developed new philosophies, created innovative programs and enabled more and more children to connect with nature, the bush and our unique Australian heritage. We sat down with Sam to […]

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