What is conservation education?We introduce educators to conservation education and why it's important, with guidance on how it can be incorporated into your school curriculum.
Nature tastersDesigned to pick up and go like a recipe card, these six 'nature taster' cards make it easy to get outdoors and use nature for teaching and learning.
Protecting your environmentUse this series of resources to encourage primary and intermediate students to go outdoors, explore and connect to a local green space (eg. school grounds, local park, etc).
Protecting our marine worldUse this resource to learn how to protect our unique marine environment.
Protecting our estuariesUse this resource to learn about, explore and protect our unique estuarine environments.
Ranger kōrero – the big pictureA series of short films presented by DOC rangers. They explore key concepts in our unique New Zealand environment and how all of us can enjoy and protect our nature.
Local field tripsFind resources to support conservation teaching and learning, or DOC supported education programmes you can get involved in.
Many other organisations create content to support conservation teaching and learning in New Zealand.
Find videos to inspire educators and young people to get involved in conservation education on DOC's playlist on Youtube.
If you have any questions or recommendations let us know.
Share your stories to help encourage others
Share your stories about learning and teaching in nature. This will help show others what you've done and also help encourage them.