Apply to be a part of the Statewide River Detectives Program 2020
Welcome! The River Detectives team are once again looking forward to working with schools across Victoria to help educate our children about Catchment and waterway health.

Our aim is to support you to explore and monitor your local catchment and waterway with your students and to help us to understand how are rivers, creeks and wetlands are travelling.

By being involved in the program, you will have access to:

- Professional Development workshops to help you teach your students how to monitor and report on habitat, water quality and waterbugs
- Loan a water quality kit and waterbug monitoring equipment
- Access to extra content on the River Detectives website
- Lots of classroom & fieldwork resources
- Online virtual learning sessions for your students to join in an interactive session and learn from experts in the field
- Support and guidance from your local River Detectives coordinator

The program is run by Catchment Management Authorities (including Melbourne Water), there are limited places in each of the following regions, so get in quick!

- Corangamite CMA
- North Central CMA
- North East CMA
- Melbourne Water's area of operation
- Wimmera CMA

If you are interested in participating please complete the registration below.

Should you have any questions or if you are in another region please contact
To find out more, visit the River Detectives website and explore all there is to offer:

PLACES ARE LIMITED! Applications close 28th Feb 2020.

Please note: There are parts of the website that require a login which you will be given if you are successful in your application.

Email address *
School name
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Your name (River Detectives lead educator & main contact) *
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School/group address
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School/group phone number
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Was your school or group involved in the program in:
What region is your school located in?
What year level do you anticipate will be involved in the program?
How many students & classes do you expect to be involved?
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Do you have a local waterway in mind that you would like to monitor? If so, what is the name of the site?
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How do you plan to access your waterway? (For example, some schools are in walking distance and can walk with their students, for others, a teacher collects a sample on the way to school and and runs the test in the classroom)?
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Which activities would you like to get your students involved in? (You can select more than one.)
The program is flexible and activities can be delivered to students at any time of the year. Will you get involved all year, or just in one term?
We host a introductory workshop in term one, which week would suit you best?
We tailor our Professional Development Workshops to suit teachers, please let us know which sessions below would suits you best. *
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