2021 Threatened Species Bake Off Winners
The 2021 Threatened Species Bake Off included 6 different categories: Early Learner’s Award (4 and under), Children’s Award (5-15), Open (15+), Schools Award (open to all Aussie schools), Organisation Award (open to all organisations and community groups), and People’s Choice (decided by the public on Facebook!). Schools, organisations and community groups were encouraged to send a 100-word description of why their threatened species is important to their group.
Submissions were judged by author and baker, Katherine Sabbath, water scientist, Brad Moggridge, ecologist and baker, Dr Bec West, and acting Threatened Species Commissioner, Dr Fiona Fraser.
The winning baked creations included: Long-footed Potoroo, Plains Death Adder, Greater Glider, Southern Brown Bandicoot, Purple Wattle and the Macquarie Perch.