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Nature – where we all come to life!


Welcome to our third annual #NaturePact campaign! Each year in September we invite everyone to join us and make a pact to spend more intentional time connecting with nature.

Why? Because we are all part of nature, and nature connects, heals, and sustains us all.

Through ongoing research, science is now catching up with ancient and living Traditional Owner wisdom that connecting with nature is more than a ‘nice to have’ part of our lives – it plays a key role in our ongoing health and wellbeing at every stage of life.

This September, join us as we explore how each and every one of us can build our own personal Nature Dose, using all our senses to connect with nature wherever we are.

As the change of season emerges, we’ll take you on a journey through four weekly #NaturePact themes, connecting you to the beauty, joy, health, and wellbeing benefits that nature offers us all.

The cost? 2 hours of your time a week.

Our promise? Time with nature is always time well spent.

  • Join us! Sign up to make a #NaturePact this September and encourage others to join you for 2 hours in nature a week. If you choose to share your experiences connecting with nature with us during September on our socials, you’ll have the chance to win some beautiful nature-based prizes from our principal supporter and partner, Koala Eco.



    Stay tuned for our weekly #NaturePact themes, designed to inform, inspire and challenge you to connect with nature in new and creative ways.

    To access the #NaturePact Giveaway T&Cs please refer to the link below.

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    Once you have signed up to make your #NaturePact, please check our emails asking you to confirm your subscription.

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Make your backyard come to life with native critters in your area 🐦 🦜 🐸 🦋⁠
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Native plants are a great way to attract your favourite native animals to your yard, as these plants can provide the type of food and shelter they need.⁠
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For example, the kangaroo paw species attract nectar-feeding butterflies, beetles, tree frogs, honeyeaters, red wattlebirds and eastern spinebills.⁠
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Did you know native plants also use less water because they're suitable for your climate? They also resist damaging insects with fewer pesticides and grow better without fertilizer. This helps conserve water, minimises the use of chemicals and makes your garden more environmentally friendly. ⁠
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Share a photo of your favourite native plant and tag us with the hashtag #NaturePact 📸⁠
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There's nothing like listening to the beautiful sounds of birds singing in the trees right outside your door 🐦⁠
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If you're lucky enough to have a backyard, here are some top tips to create a peaceful little nature reserve👇⁠
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🍃 Provide wildlife with plenty of cover by planting native trees and bushes so they feel safe and protected and stay a little longer. Hint: some animals prefer open areas where visibility is good, whereas others prefer shrubs and hidden nooks to relax in⁠
🍃 Plant the right plants - native plants naturally attract more native wildlife⁠
🍃 Provide food and water - make sure the food is appropriate for the critters you want to encourage into your yard! ⁠
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What steps will you take this week to Nurture Native Nature? ⁠
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Calling all avid amateur gardeners and career horticulturalists – do you have any other handy tips you can share about Nurturing Native Nature? ⁠
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We humans are all a part of nature, not apart from it. When we Nurture Native Nature, we’re healing ourselves and our fellow humans, too 🍃⁠
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Here are some of the ways you can give back to nature:⁠
👉 Plant a tree - as trees grow, they absorb carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. When communities plant trees, they can help to reduce the impacts of climate change in their local area and around the world.⁠
👉 Join a local clean-up - organizing regular local clean-ups can help remove plastic pollution and protect local wildlife. ⁠
👉 Advocate - local and global policy changes are needed to overcome our environmental challenges.⁠
👉 Get outside - protecting the environment enables it to thrive and, in turn, continue to help us be healthy and happy.⁠
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Share a photo or video of any tips or hints you have for others on how to Nurture Native Nature!⁠
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Week 4 of #NaturePact has arrived, and it's all about Nurturing Native Nature 🍃⁠
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This week, we invite you to think about ways to give back to nature, to support nature so that it may thrive and continue to help us be healthy and happy. ⁠
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What endangered or threatened species (plants, animals, etc.) do you think about? What are the ways we can all give back to nature? ⁠
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We challenge you this week to share a photo of yourself with your favourite native plant and any tips or hints you have for others on how to Nurture Native Nature 📸⁠
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When was the last time you took a moment to gaze at the stars?⁠
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This week as part of your #NaturePact – try a nighttime Nature Dose. One night this week, step outside, maybe with bare feet, and gaze up at the stars. See that each star, each grain of soil and each of us are all part of this incredible, ancient, mind-blowing system.⁠
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Here are our top tips for stargazing 👇⁠
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⭐ Move away from city lights (the perfect excuse for a deep, greener, longer nature break!)⁠
⭐ Find a clear spot where you can see as close to the horizon as possible.⁠
⭐ Invest in a red torch.⁠
⭐ Forget the telescope to start with – have you got some binoculars?⁠
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Download these helpful apps to help you get started 👇⁠
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⭐ Stellarium⁠
⭐ Starwalk⁠
⭐ Google Sky Map⁠
⭐ Exoplanet⁠
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🍃 Prize up for grabs 🍃⁠
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Want to win some beautiful products from our valued #NaturePact principal supporter and partner - @koalaeco?⁠
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To be in the running, make your #NaturePact, connect with nature and share your experiences with us by tagging @peopleparks and use the hashtag #NaturePact 🌱⁠
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This week, share a photo, video or your thoughts about your nighttime Nature Dose and our earthly connection to stardust. How does it make you feel knowing the nature beneath our feet was once held in the stars above our heads? ⁠
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Haven't signed up yet? Head to the link in our bio.⁠
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It's Week 3 of #NaturePact 2022, and this week we're inviting you to shift your perspective and consider our earthly connection with stardust ✨⁠
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Did you know?⁠
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🍃 Stardust is a cloud of cosmic dust formed at the beginning of the universe - nearly 14 billion years ago - and makes up all known matter throughout the universe.⁠
🍃 The stars above us are connected to the soil beneath our feet and that we all come from stardust – literally.⁠
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Find out more about our connection to stardust via the link in our bio!⁠
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When was the last time you took a moment to gaze at the stars or feel the grains of sand or soil between your toes? ⁠
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Wherever you are, you can look at the stars, the soil, the plants, animals and people around you and know we all come from, and return to, stardust. ⁠
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As part of your #NaturePact in Week 3 – try taking your Nature Dose at night. Step outside and gaze up at the stars. See that each star, each grain of soil and each of us are all part of this incredible, ancient, mind-blowing system.⁠
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When engaging your senses to explore your Nature Dose this week, be sure to pause and listen to your surroundings 🍃⁠
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What can you hear? Perhaps it's:⁠
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Birds singing 🦜⁠
Bees buzzing 🐝⁠
Leaves rustling 🍃⁠
River rushing 🌊⁠
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What's your favourite sound in nature? ⁠
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Photo Credit: @birds_bees_butterflies_tree⁠
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Week 2 of making your #NaturePact is here and it's all about the Nature Dose and how you can personalise yours! 🍃⁠
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Here at PPF, we talk a lot about the Nature Dose effect - ie the health and wellbeing benefits that an intentional, multi-sensory connection with nature gives us. Everyone can experience their own Nature Dose and the key is taking it personally! Let’s find out what works for you⁠
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🍂 Are you someone who loves to watch the world around you, taking everything in visually?⁠
🍂 Do you prefer closing your eyes and listening carefully?⁠
🍂 Do you like to take your shoes off and feel the different natural surfaces under your feet?⁠
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Share the ingredients of your favourite personal Nature Dose with us. What connection with nature makes you feel truly invigorated, inspired and alive? 👇⁠
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For many First Peoples around the world, land relates to all aspects of existence - culture, spirituality, language, law, family and identity 🌄⁠
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Rather than owning land, each person belongs to a piece of land to which they’re related through the kinship system. ⁠
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Caring for Country provides a deep sense of identity, purpose and belonging. This deep relationship between people and the land is often described as a ‘connection with Country’⁠
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For more information, head to the Australians Together website via the link in our bio.⁠
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🌿 WIN! 🌿 ⁠
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Stunning nature-based prizes are up for grabs from our valued #NaturePact principal supporter and partner - @koalaeco. The prizes include:⁠
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🌱 A Koala Eco Starter Collection⁠
🌱 A Koala Eco Kitchen Refill Collection ⁠
🌱 A Koala Eco Hand & Body Range Collection⁠
🌱 A Koala Eco Complete Collection (plus refills)⁠
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To go in the running to win, make sure you've signed up to make your own#NaturePact, head out in nature, and tag @peopleparks along with the hashtag #NaturePact 🍃⁠
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Haven't signed up yet? Head to the link in our bio.⁠
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Today is the first day of our #NaturePact campaign 🍃⁠
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To bring your #NaturePact to life during this first week, you are invited to connect deeply with the ancient, living land you’re on.⁠
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An invitation from Uncle Tinawin, Ngintait Elder and Chair of First People of the Millewa Mallee Aboriginal Corporation, Victoria, Australia.⁠
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"As a Traditional Custodian and Elder of the lands of our Ancestors here in north-west Victoria, when I connect with Country, I’m connecting with kin. Thousands of generations of family. For me, Country is my family and our living stories – held in the rivers, the woodlands and the dunes where my Old People lay at rest. For us, connecting with Country is also caring for Country.⁠
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I encourage everyone to make an ongoing connection with the Country you’re on. Find out who the Traditional Custodians are. Learn some stories. Anyone with time, respect and an open mind can connect with the lands, waters and sky around them, and the lessons they offer us all. I invite you to connect with – and care for – Country, as your family too.”⁠
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Learn more about our partner project with the First People of the Millewa Mallee Aboriginal Corporation and Parks Victoria through the link in our bio.⁠
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If you haven't signed up for your #NaturePact yet, make sure to do so!⁠
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Nature - where we all come to life 🌱⁠
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Spending time with nature is startlingly good for our minds, bodies and souls. Take a deep breath and feel fresh air on your face, relish the sensation of walking barefoot on grass. Nature can be soothing.⁠
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Sign up using the link in our bio to make your #NaturePact this September. You can spend as little or as much time with nature as you wish, knowing that time with nature is always time well spent!⁠
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Head to the link in our bio to sign up today.⁠
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Photo Credit: @parksvic⁠
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Time with nature is always time well spent 🍃⁠
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Do you feel you have a deep connection with nature? Do you want to build and strengthen your connection? Say yes! We have something exciting coming up this September during #NaturePact 2022 we think you will love!⁠
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What do you want to experience as part of this year's #NaturePact? Let us know in the comments 👇⁠
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Get ready now! Make your #NaturePact today by signing up through the link in our bio⁠
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Time with nature is always time well spent 🍃⁠
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Do you feel you have a deep connection with nature? Do you want to build and strengthen your connection? Say yes! We have something exciting coming up this September during #NaturePact 2022 that we think you will love!⁠
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What do you want to experience as part of this year's # NaturePact? Let us know in the comments 👇⁠
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Get ready now! Make your #NaturePact today by signing up through the link in our bio⁠
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Did you know that getting outside to spend intentional time with nature is good for your brain and your mood? 🌾⁠
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If you've been cooped up inside all day, take the time to get outside.⁠
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Sit in a quiet spot, take a deep breath of fresh air, and spend some time noticing the nature around you, engaging as many of your senses as you can.⁠
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Taking your nature dose can be as simple as watching the bees buzz around the neighbourhood flowers, or as involved as embarking on a multi-day hike through the mountains. Get nature to meet you where you're comfortable, and build your nature dose from there.⁠
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Spending time in nature is truly one of the best ways to relieve stress and anxiety.⁠
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What's your favourite way to spend time with nature?⁠
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For us, Spring = picnic season! 🧺 ⁠
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Planning a picnic in the great outdoors with friends and family is a great way to deepen your nature connection. How about choosing a new picnic spot - somewhere you haven't spread out the rug before, somewhere new and enticing. Catching up outside is a safe and easy way to stay connected with loved ones, and take your daily #NatureDose.⁠
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Where's your favourite picnicking spot, or where's somewhere you've been dreaming of visiting? ⁠
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As we wrap up #NaturePact 2021 we're reflecting on the stunning ABC TV Series #BackToNatureAU and we want to share how heartfelt congratulations with the passionate, dedicated, nature-driven people behind the series.⁠
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Thank you to everyone involved in bringing the production to our screens, particularly producers @jane.threshold and @mediastockade - you made Tuesday nights throughout August and September something to look forward to 🌿 ⁠
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The inspirational 8 part documentary series took us on a journey through fascinating, wondrous, and sometimes unknown, nature places in Australia.⁠
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#BacktoNatureAU inspired key moments during the #NaturePact campaign - such as Forest Bathing and Rock Basking. We listened to stories and meditated on the deeply spiritual insights shared by Aboriginals from many different Countries, learning that what connects everything, and everyone, is our connection to Country. During the first week of the campaign, we encouraged you all to accept the invitation generously extended by Traditional Owners to connect to Country and start by Acknowledging Country.⁠
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For those of you who haven't had the good fortune to watch the series yet, you can catch up on @abctv & iview. ⁠
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So, we have one last giveaway to say thank you - a beautifully framed picture taken from the #BackToNatureAU series for our lucky winner @brunswickhippie! Congratulations, and thank you for making you #NaturePact! Please send us a DM and we can organise your gift to be sent to you!⁠
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The #NaturePact campaign may have ended for this year, but worry not! There is a myriad of ways to continue building your connection with nature, how about:⁠
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☀️ Making time to spend with nature.⁠
🪴  Buying a native plant to care for at home.⁠
👀  Observing nature, wherever you are - what do you see?⁠
👂 Closing your eyes and listening - what can you hear?⁠
📚 Researching and learning about nature and the environment.⁠
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Connecting with nature volunteers in your local area and find ways to support local nature causes.⁠
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How are you planning on continuing your #NaturePact? Let us know in the comments below 👇⁠
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Sound on for this one! 🔉⁠
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What an incredible moment with nature - Lyrebirds really are phenomenal in the way they mimic other sounds.⁠
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This is a great example of how you can connect with nature as you venture through your own #NaturePact journey. ⁠
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Next time you are out in nature to gain a deeper connection within that moment, try the following:⁠
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🍃 Stand still or sit down⁠
🍃 Close your eyes⁠
🍃 Take 3 deeps breaths ⁠
🍃 Listen to the sounds around you⁠
🍃 List 5 things you can hear at that moment ⁠
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You might be surprised by what you hear and feel!⁠
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📷 Credit to: David Linscheer⁠
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Today marks the last day of our #NaturePact campaign for 2021 🍃 ⁠
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We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to all our partners, supporters, and everyone single person who made their #NaturePact with us. Thank you for taking the time to connect with nature and for sharing your #NaturePact encounters with us.⁠
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We hope you experienced as much joy, excitement, and peace in making and keeping your #NaturePact as we did.⁠
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Although our #NaturePact may be over for another year, we would love you to keep us in the loop as you continue to explore nature near and far by tagging us in your photos 📷⁠
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WINNER! 🙌⁠
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Although we're almost at the end of September, doesn't mean that we have lost momentum with our #NaturePact journey.⁠
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As a thank you to one of our #NaturePact followers, we want to give you a wonderful prize. Congratulations to @loveourstreet3042, you are the lucky winner of our major prize of 2 passes for Forest Therapy sessions at Melbourne or Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria! Please send us a DM and we can organise to send your gift to you. ⁠
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We hope that even long after the #NaturePact campaign comes to an end, you'll still make time to enjoy nature every day.⁠
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Keep across a range of ways to connect with nature daily via the link in our bio 🍃⁠
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Red Earth Heart ❤️🖤⁠
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Tonight on #BackToNatureAU we're in desert Country in Central Australia.⁠
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Aaron, one of our hosts, is an actor and a descendant of Arrernte people of Central Australia and Arabana people in South Australia. This is his Country and where he feels a sense of belonging and revitalisation.⁠
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“The rivers, the mountains, the red earth of Arrernte country, it’s a part of me."⁠
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“I belong to this land, this country, this planet, this cosmos."⁠
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“I’m connected to billions of stars and planets that are floating through space.” ⁠
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Climb with Aaron and Holly as they ascend Alherrkentye-Trephina Gorge, a rusting quartzite rock formation. Gaze with them to the north - to Aaron’s grandmother’s country. Visit a giant ghost gum, believed to be the largest in Australia - its labyrinthine roots extending far underground. 🪨🍂🌳 ⁠
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We've followed in Holly and Aaron’s footsteps throughout August and September as they've gently guided us through some of Australia's most magnificent (and sometimes hidden) landscapes.⁠
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As this stunning 8-part series comes to an end (don't worry, you can always catch up on ABC iView), we reflect on the fascinating discoveries we've made about nature, and the feeling of calm and peace we've experienced while getting Back to Nature.⁠
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Make your #NaturePact to spend meaningful time with nature daily 🌿 ⁠
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Experience nature’s wonders, large and small with #BacktoNatureAU. Stream from 8pm tonight on ABC iview and ABC TV.⁠
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Have you heard about the @atlasoflivingaustralia (the ALA)? It's a collaborative, open, digital tool bringing together data from a range of sources to build a comprehensive picture of Australia’s biodiversity! 🌳 ⁠
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During Biodiversity Month, and in the final week of our #NaturePact when we're learning how to nurture native nature, use the ALA to discover Australian nature at your fingertips.⁠
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Can you find some IRL examples of native nature in your local area using the ALA as your guide?⁠
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Hop on to the ALA at the link in our bio. ⁠
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#NaturePact 2022 Partners

If you like what we’re doing and are interested in becoming a #NaturePact partner, please get in touch.

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the country throughout Australia and acknowledge the ongoing living culture of Aboriginal people.