SUSTAINABLE FISHING
Risk Assessment (CARA)


YEAR LEVEL 4-12     GROUP SIZE 15(Negotiable)      DURATION 1 – 2 hours

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Details of Activity

Recreational Activity aiming to increase understanding of local environment with a sustainability theme. The mouth of Richters Creek is the most common site. In front of the centre is a possiblity when conditions allow. Yabby pumps and cast nets available for bait collecting, pipis occasionally available or local shops stock bait.

Instruction must include
  • Crocwise’ behaviour
  • Safe casting techniques
  • Dangerous animals they could catch (catfish, stingray, crabs etc)
  • Safe handling of targeted fish (spines, gills, teeth, wet hands, comfort holds)
  • Safe handling of knives, hooks and general behavioural expectations. 

Learning Intent

Biodiversity

  • Identify a variety of species found in the local environment.
  • Handle animals carefully with respect to the safety of the animal and the handler.

Sustainability

  • Recognise the impacts, both positive and negative, that humans have had on the mangrove forest.
  • Evaluate the short and long term effects of these impacts.
  • Discuss possible methods of sustainably managing the fisheries as a resource.

Self-Awareness

  • Recognise personal qualities and achievements

Self-Management

  • Develop self-discipline and set goals
  • Become confident ,resilient and adaptable

Critical & Creative Thinking

  • Inquiring, identifying and exploring and organising information and ideas.
  • Generating ideas, possibilities and actions.
  • Reflecting on thinking and processes.
  • Analysing, synthesising and evaluating reasoning and procedures.

 

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