September 2002
View and download the Farewell Spit/Puponga Farm Park teaching resource.

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Farewell Spit (PDF, 157K)


This resource has been developed to assist teachers in providing an interesting and exciting outdoor education experience based on the bird life at Farewell Spit.

It contains background information on the history and biodiversity of the area and suggestions for class and site based activities and student activity sheets based on the themes of migrating birds, adaptations, food chains/coastal productivity, resource management and weeds.

Getting there information is included and other things to take into consideration when planning your class trip.


  • How to get there
  • Facilities checklist
  • Hazards
  • Natural history
  • History
  • Pre-trip classroom preparation, things to bring
  • Starter activities
  • In the environment - activities
  • About the environment - activities 
  • For the environment - activities
  • Reference material and further information

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