Bush Biodiversity (7-9)

Excursion Program Overview

Our forests are diverse, dynamic environments. Investigate forest ecosystems and the interactions and interrelationships between forest plants and animals.


  • past, present and future use of the forest by people and native animals and plants.
  • layers of the Mountain Ash and Cool Temperate Rainforest
  • living and non-living features of each¬†ecosystem
  • any evidence of animals and plants living in the forest
  • habitats provided by the forest
  • forest food chains
  • timber harvesting and its impact

Workbook provided for you to create a copy for each student.

What to bring: Bus must accompany program, clipboards & pens

Curriculum connections:

Science: Biological Sciences (7,9), Earth & Space Sciences (7)

Geography: Geographical Knowledge & Understanding (7-10)

Toolangi excursion bookings are closed for February, and from 16th July to 10th August in 2018 (resuming week 5 of Term 3).

Gould League does not operate in Toolangi on days with a Fire danger rating of Severe, Extreme and Code Red in the North Central Fire District. On very rare occasions, programs may be postponed due to extreme weather predictions involving wind/storms. In both cases, these programs will be rescheduled at the earliest convenience of both parties.

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Program Details

Cost (per group): $495 + GST

Max # of Groups (group max. 30): 3

Possible Start Times: 9.45am

Grade Level: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9

Program Location: Toolangi State Forest

Program Duration: 4 hours

Program Type: Excursion

Program Theme: Biodiversity, Forest, Living things, Plants, Sustainability

Toolangi Excursions Announcement: Winter closure from 16th July to 10th August 2018