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REPTILE EDUCATION & INTERACTION
* School Visits / Kindergartens / OSHC
* Birthday Celebrations
* Community Events & Much More!!
* Snake Catching & Relocation Service
Hi! My name is Nadia,
For many years now I have had a keen interest in conservation and developing an understanding of a variety of different animal species, but a special interest particularly in reptiles.
The wonder, enchantment and sheer delight I have experienced through my interactions with these fascinating creatures has evoked a desire to teach others the importance of sustaining, respecting and protecting these unique animals.
It is natural to perhaps fear something we don’t completely understand, but enlightening to learn how wonderful reptiles are and the important roles they play.
My hopes are for adults and children alike to have the opportunity to experience some of our wonderful native animals in a safe and respectful manner. To build connections and to discover a real "hands on" approach to learning, breaking down barriers, experiencing new things, respect and mutual understanding.
Not only for these animals, but also for each other.
To encourage people to research a new addition to the family before impulse purchasing, whether it have scales, fur or feathers, and why it is never okay to take animals from the wild.
My presentations include important information about Snake Safety and Awareness, with a particular focus on: respect and understanding; what to do in the event of an encounter; and general First Aid. I also provide tips on how to keep families and pets safe during the snake season.
I have been welcomed into schools, early learning centres, libraries and community hubs just to name a few, and my scaly friends and I have been fortunate enough to have met some truly awesome people that have not only strengthened my passion for this form of education, but have also taught me a thing or two!
All my presentations are linked to the current Australian Curriculum and handouts are available for teachers/caregivers on request. Adults and children are taught about the classification of reptiles, their basic needs, endotherms vs. ectotherms, an