An inspiring video of a student trip to LIRS

An inspiring video of a student trip to LIRS

A student group from Emmanuel Anglican College in Ballina NSW visited Lizard Island Research Station in May 2021. This video was produced by teacher Thomas Papworth, who was one of the group leaders.  
School science trip to Lizard Island Research Station

School science trip to Lizard Island Research Station

During the July school holidays in 2019, a group of senior Wenona students (including me) spent a week at the Lizard Island Research Station to learn more about our changing marine environments, to experience field-work first hand, and to  learn from the scientists...
Students from Geelong College study reef ecology

Students from Geelong College study reef ecology

Over the past two weeks marine scientists from the Coral Sea Foundation (Dr Andy Lewis, Dr Cristiana Damiano, Dr JP Hobbs and Ms Pauline Narvaez) have been guiding three groups of students from The Geelong College through a coral reef ecology field course at the...
My visit to Lizard Island Research Station 

My visit to Lizard Island Research Station 

On the 11th of September my family and I arrived on Lizard Island. To get to the Island we flew on a tiny plane which could only fit 12 people on board. You could also see the captain flying it! The first lizard We arrived at Lizard Island on one side of the island....
Our best-ever $216.35 donation

Our best-ever $216.35 donation

We recently received a donation of $216.35 from five friends in Northbridge Public School Class 2B:  Alice Berkelouw, Tia McIntosh, Beatrice O’Brian, Abbie Harris and Heidi Heap, aged 7 & 8. Tia’s mother told us how it came about. At school the girls had been...
Citizen Science and the Purple Flying Gurnard

Citizen Science and the Purple Flying Gurnard

Science teacher Edward Sze-Tu visited the Lizard Island Research Station with a group of school students, where he made an exciting discovery.  This is his story: We were learning about classifications.  I thought it would be a great opportunity for the students to...