Burrumbuttock’s sustainability skills are set to be celebrated on the national stage next month.
The Wirraminna Environmental Education Centre is in contention for the 2016 National Landcare awards after the Creative Catchment Kids program won a state award.
The program has been running for five years and see children in 60 schools across the Riverina and Murray.
Students learn about natural resource management, the importance of farming, biosecurity and pest management.
The group is one of eight finalists from across the country in the junior landcare team category and one of 69 in the running for the people's choice award.
Locals are being encouraged to get behind their finalist and vote.
To vote in the people’s choice section go to nationallandcareconference.org.au. Voting is open and closes at 6pm on September 21.
Awards will be presented at the 2016 National Landcare Conference which will be run at the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre on 21 to 23 September.