The Manning Environmental Education Group (MEEG)
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The Manning Environmental Education Group (MEEG) aims to encourage local
residents to develop an awareness and appreciation of their natural environment.
What is MEEG?
The Manning Environmental Education Group (MEEG) was founded in 2006. The team consists of individuals who share an enthusiasm and passion for the natural environment; including community volunteers and staff members employed in the field of environmental education.
This group is a local representative of the larger environmental education network operating in New South Wales. The network groups that fringe this area include the Hunter Environmental Education Network to the South and the Mid Rivers Group of Environmental Educators to the North. he group is currently auspiced by Manning Valley Neighbourhood Services.
Goals & Objectives of MEEG
MEEG was founded to form a support network that would work cooperatively to encourage the residents of the Manning Valley to develop an awareness and further appreciation of their natural environment.
In line with the Australian Governments Environmental Education for a Sustainable Future: National Action Plan, MEEG aims to encourage all members of the community to raise their level of awareness about the environment, acquire new perspectives, new values, knowledge and skills. MEEG also supports the local community through the formal and informal processes leading to changed behaviour in support of an ecologically sustainable environment.