Cessnock City Council supports a number of environmental education initiatives for schools in the Cessnock Local Government Area:
Plants & compost supply
Council provides schools and preschools with native plants and compost (produced from our garden organics kerbside collection) for events such as World Environment Day or National Tree Day.
School environment grants
Schools are encouraged to apply if they're planning or undertaking a project that has an environmental focus. Eligible past projects include:
Grants for 2023 are now closed and will open again in early 2024. Guidelines and application forms can be accessed here(PDF, 132KB).