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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.

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Habitat for wildlifeLand for wildlife
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A program that integrates the community with the management of bushland. Members of the community are welcome to play an active role in bushland rehabilitation and assist Council with management issues related to the reserves.


Bushcare Volunteers

Community Gardens

Community Gardens encourage communities and residents to create a more self-provisioning economy by growing their own food. 

linkCommunity Gardens 

Habitat for Wildlife

Habitat for Wildlife is about providing a backyard garden that is wildlife friendly, and is for people who live in towns and villages in the Shire and who love native animals. 

linkHabitat for Wildlife 

Land for Wildlife

A voluntary program which aims to encourage and assist private landholders to provide habitats for wildlife on their property (minimum area 0.5 hectare / approx. 1 acre), even though the property may be managed primarily for other purposes. 

linkLand for Wildlife 

Private Land Conservation

Council can provide financial assistance for landholders to retain remnant endangered ecological communities on their property with the aim of conserving wildlife habitat and to create corridors of vegetation within the Shire.

linkPrivate Land Conservation 

Environmental Events

Council supports and promotes a number of events each year with the support of the Environment Levy:

linkSchools Environment Day 
linkCleanUp Australia Day 
linkNational Tree Day 
linkHousehold Chemical CleanOut 

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Last Updated: August 13th, 2020
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