Action plan for migrating birds

23 Feb 2018

The ACT Conservator of Flora and Fauna has prepared an action plan to protect and manage the habitats that migratory birds use when visiting the ACT.

New safety rules for lake users

22 Feb 2018

New laws passed in the ACT’s Legislative Assembly will make water based activities safer on Canberra’s lakes.

Total fire ban prompts closure of selected ACT nature reserves and roads

The ACT Government wishes to advise that due to a total fire ban that has been declared for tomorrow, Wednesday 14 February, the following nature reserves and roads will be closed:

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Date published online: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12.00am

Celebrating world wetlands at Jerrabomberra Open Day

The Woodland and Wetlands Trust and the Parks and Conservation Service invites all Canberrans to a special open day at Jerrabomberra Wetlands this Saturday 3 February in celebration of World Wetlands Day 2018.

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Date published online: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12.00am

Carp-free local pond to be re-stocked with native fish

Approximately 1000 Murray cod and 1000 golden perch will be released into Upper Stranger pond in Monash tomorrow to restore the native fish population following the draining of the pond and removal of carp last year.

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Date published online: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12.00am

Electricity consumers have new power of choice

From 1 December, new electricity meters will be ‘smart’ meters that allow consumers more choice about how and when they use electricity, Deputy Director-General at the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, Geoffrey Rutledge, said today.

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Date published online: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 3.46pm