There are many ways for people to get involved in helping conserve and protect our unique environment.
In addition to the numerous community groups that focus on a range of environmental issues, residents are also able to actively participate in activities funded through the Environment Levy.
Are you interested in contributing to science and discovery? Are you interested in biodiversity and conservation? If you answered yes to these questions, then this page is for you!
Community gardens are part of a growing movement towards growing your own local food, with many benefits for personal and environmental health and social togetherness.
Habitat for Wildlife is about providing a backyard garden that is wildlife friendly, and is for people who live in the Wingecarribee Shire who love native animals.
Land For Wildlife is a free, voluntary program which aims to encourage and assist private landholders to provide habitats for wildlife on their property, even though the property may be managed primarily for other purposes.
Council assists landholders to retain remnant native vegetation and Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs) on their property with the aim of conserving wildlife habitat and to create connected corridors within and beyond the shire.