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Environmental Education Proposals - School Year 2022/2023

Everything flows together with the river, everything is transformed like the water of river Taro. The Park is the ideal place for schools and teachers interested in discovering the river ecosystem and its inhabitants, the river dynamics and its special "guests" like birds and butterflies.
But the Park offers much more: it is the perfect laboratory to assess the effects of climate change, to understand that our environment must be treated with respect and to discover some close natural spaces and a unique landscape, shaped by history, culture and agriculture.  

Explore our PDF educational proposals and experience them in the Parco del Taro, choosing from: 

PRIORITY PROPOSALS: free activities for schools in the Park and Reserve Municipalities (**) and at reduced costs for other schools, subject to budget availability. The themes proposed for school year 2022/2023, which are divided into different activities suitable for all school levels, are:

  • Ecosystem functions: From Forest to soil, the ecosystem functions;
  • Climate change: From local to global, how to observe it around us!.
  • "At School in Agrilab", our cuisine - workshop at Corte di Giarola (Collecchio PR).
    Thanks to the project "Il cibo conta, fallo contare! (Food counts, make it count!)", two activities are possible, one aimed at the elementary schools and the other both for middle and secondary schools. 

SPECIAL PROJECTS: educational proposals resulting from co-designing activities with teachers on priority themes proposed by the Authority. At reduced costs for schools in the Park and Reserve Municipalities (**). The special projects for school year 2022/2023 are:

  • We are all BIOdiverse: biodiversity in the Protected Areas;
  • The return of wolf: tales of prey and predators;
  • The importance of "minor" fauna: amphibians, reptiles, micro-mammals, fish and insects;
  • Aliens among us: the spread of alien species and local biodiversity;
  • Running waters: dynamics, ecology and river management;
  • Wood that...lives: forest ecology and the functions of deadwood for biodiversity;
  • Cultivating...the landscape: agrobiodiversity and production;
  • Bene comune green areasactions for the land care and protection;
  • Soil consumption: the important of the soil and its protection. 

ESPERIENCES, CULTURAL VISITS, WORKSHOPS: educational activities, often linked to the territory and consolidated over the years, aimed in particular at classes within to take an educational trip to a protected area. They can be carried out entirely in the field on be accompanied by preparatory or in-depth meetings.

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Teachers' Help Desk
Always open at the CEAS to:

  • orientate to the choice of the educational path
  • give support for complex projects, also for access to calls for funding
  • plan training meetings for teachers
  • realize supporting teaching materials
  • inform about rates and booking methods

Information and bookings: for further information and bookings contact the Environmental and Sustainability Education Center Emilia Occidentale - Strada Giarola, 6 - 43044 Collecchio (PR) by calling the numbers +39 0521 802688 and +39 0521 803017 or by sending an e-mail to

(**) The municipalities of the Parks and of the Reserves: Albareto, Alseno, Borgotaro, Calendasco, Carpaneto Piacentino, Castell'Arquato, Collecchio, Corniglio, Fidenza, Fornovo Taro, Gazzola, Gossolengo, Gragnano Trebbiense, Gropparello, Lugagnano Val d'Arda, Medesano, Mezzani, Monchio delle Corti, Neviano Arduini, Noceto, Parma, Pellegrino Parmense, Piacenza, Rivergaro, Rottofreno, Sala Baganza, Salsomaggiore Terme, Sissa-Trecasali, Sorbolo, Terenzo, Tizzano Val Parma, Torrile, Vernasca.

Below you can find the description of the standard proposals of the Taro River Park.

Click here to find all the Environmental Education Proposals (Italian text)

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