Teaching Resources

At Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre, we are committed to helping teachers plan excursions that are meaningful and fit perfectly into the flow of the classroom curriculum.

We'll provide you with the tools to prepare your students before the excursion and help them connect their excursion experience with their classroom learning.

From useful links, specially designed mobile apps for iPad/iPhone, fact sheets, wetland and wildlife images - we've got what you need to bring lessons to life!

Mobile Apps

Discover wildlife on the go! Included is a list of handy apps to use in the classroom or when visiting the centre. Great for professional development and student learning.

Teachers Guides

Teacher's guides for activities at Herdsman Lake include overview of learning, description of activities, and curriculum links.

Traditional Nyungar Living

Discover the traditional way of life for Nyungar people with this handout for students

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Facilities and Services

The Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre's facilities and services available for use include:

  • Living and static displays of wildlife and ecology

  • Raised viewing boardwalk

  • Walking trails

  • School and group excursions

  • Activities room

  • Observation deck with wonderful views over the lake

The Centre may also be hired for presentations, lectures, workshops or other activities. These may include the use of centre and the adjacent lake to demonstrate:

  • How the lake's animals and plants interact

  • Human impacts on an urban wetland system

  • How an urban wetland catchment functions

  • Feeding patterns between organisms

  • The types of plants and animals in wetlands

  • The local Nyungar and European settler history of the area

Please contact us if you are interested in hiring the Centre.

Nurturing a passion for nature since 1939.
Contact us

T:  (08) 9387 6079

E: admin@wagouldleague.com.au

Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre

Cnr Flynn and Selby Streets

Wembley WA 6014

PO Box 2239 Churchlands WA 6018

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