Nudgee Beach Environmental Education Centre (NBEEC) is situated in the suburb of Nudgee Beach, 19 km from the centre of Brisbane City. NBEEC is located at 1588 Nudgee Road, Nudgee Beach.
The area around Nudgee Beach includes the B.ramble Bay section of the Moreton Bay Marine Park, with the Boondall Wetlands Reserve to the north and west, and the Kedron Brook Floodway and Brisbane Airport to the south.
NBEEC offers a range of curriculum based learning experiences supporting Science, Art, English, Health and Physical Education, curriculum.
Students from preschool to tertiary, visit for half or full days experiences. Visiting teachers work with the centre staff to align the curriculum focus and program content with their classroom learnings.
Destination programs learning experiences vary, with wetlands and marine environments and their catchments as the main focus. Powerboats, canoes and tricycles are used to explore and investigate the reserve which is more than 600 ha in size, and its catchments. The areas used are ideal for studying natural resources and human impact.
The centre staff also work in schools in an expert capacity delivering extension programs for middle school students or focusing on Sustainable practices aligning with the reduction of schools utility consumption and attitudinal change.
In partnership with key organisations the centre assists to coordinate the annual Environmental Expo for teachers and KISS an annual celebration of students work and achievements. In partnership with the Metropolitan Region RTO the centre supports the following Vocational Education Certificates - Certificate 2 Water Operations (catchments), Certificate 2 Sustainable Energy and Certificate 3 Conservation Land Management (Indigenous Perspectives).