The Forest Environment (Enviro Science Unit 1)

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Excursion Program Overviews

Discover the forest environment, it’s structure, functions and natural processes.


  • Changes occurring in the forest, including human-induced changes
  • How forests are managed and conserved
  • A clear felled logging coupe
  • Protected Cool Temperate Rainforest
  • Mountain Ash forest that has regenerated from the 1939 Black Friday bushfires

Workbooks will be provided so you can make a copy for each student to use on the day to guide their forest investigation.

What to bring: Your bus is required to accompany the program, sunscreen, clipboards, copy of worksheets for each student (or print worksheet on cardboard so there is no need for a clipboard), pens and bag to take away your rubbish.

Curriculum Connections: VCE Environmental Science Unit 1


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

Program Location Toolangi State Forest
Max # of Groups (group max 30) 3
Possible Start Times 10.00am (9.45am arrival)
Grade Level Year 11
Program Duration 4 hours
Program Type Excursion
Program Theme Forests, Human Impacts
Cost per group $540