POEM FOREST 2024 Workshop - World Environment Day


Wednesday 5 June 2024

Cost: Free

Event type(s):
Online, Workshop

POEM FOREST is a free nature writing prize where words make positive climate action

This free digital workshop celebrates World Environment Day with US poet and educator Jacqueline Suskin and POEM FOREST creator Tamryn Bennett. They will guide students through writing activities from our curriculum-aligned learning resource to help craft nature poems and enrich learning outcomes across sustainability, First Nations cultures & histories, English & Science.

All poems created in the workshops can be entered into the POEM FOREST Prize to be published and go in the running to in $5,000 worth of prizes, including a special Threatened Species Prize, $500 cash for each category, book packs, Garden tours, seeds and more! Teachers should allow additional class time to edit and submit poems to the prize via our digital entry form. This can be a fun digital literacy task.

Book a workshop (via DART):

Primary workshop (Years 3-6) »
10-10.45am AEST, Wednesday 5 June

Secondary workshop (Years 7-12) »
1-2pm AEST, Wednesday 5 June