Environment Day is a chance to reconnect with nature
celebrate the places that matter most to you.
year’s theme is ‘Connecting People to Nature’.
Getting outside is one of the best things you can do for yourself, your
family and friends and the planet. This
year’s theme invites you to think about how we are part of nature and how
intimately we depend on it. The Department of the Environment & Climate
Change is responding to this call by organising a day of information and
activity at Commonwealth Park. This is being supported by numerous schools, the
Nautilus Project, MMIRC, the ESG and the Alameda Gardens and Wildlife Park.
10.15 Opening speech from Minister Cortes
10.30 Governor’s Meadow School
11.00 St. Bernard’s First School
11.15 Nautilus Project Talk: The Dangers of
Plastics in our Oceans (15/20 mins – suitable for all ages)
11.30 MMIRC Talk: Dolphins in Gibraltar Waters:
Species Identification & Ecology (30 minutes – suitable for all ages)
12.00 St. Anne’s Middle School
12.30 MMIRC Talk: Dolphin Stranding Primary
Assistance (30 mins - suitable for all ages)
13.30 St. Mary’s First School
14.00 Nautilus Project Talk: Climate Change
(15/20 mins – suitable for all ages)
14.30 St. Joseph’s First School
15.00 MMIRC Talk: Cetacean Protocol (30 mins -
Department invites you to take this opportunity to learn more about our local
environment and the benefits and importance of connecting with nature.
you ‘connect with nature’ on June 5? Why not go outside and help create the
World’s Biggest Nature Photo Album by posting photos of your favourite natural
place with the hashtag #WithNature. Breathe
in the beauty and remember that by keeping our planet healthy, we keep
ourselves healthy too.