Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

Parks closures in effect throughout May for feral animal control program

06 May 2022

The ACT Parks and Conservation Service will be undertaking a vertebrate pest aerial control program from 12:01am Monday 9 May until 11.59pm Friday 3 June 2022. This program targets feral deer and pigs.


LGBTQIA+ volunteer tree planting day

04 May 2022

Dust off your pleasan-trees and join us at this special one-day volunteer planting event supported by the ACT Government, Greening Australia and Meridian ACT held on Sunday 22 May.


Tidbinbilla's newest dragon

26 Apr 2022

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve recently welcomed a new Grassland Earless Dragon to its breeding facility. Although the juvenile dragon’s name started as a unique identification number, staff are confident that 007 will grow up to be every bit as charming as the real thing.


Expanding Healthy Waterways

11 Apr 2022

Stage 2 of the ACT Government Healthy Waterways Program has been announced with a $14 million boost in funding. Taking the program through to June 2023, Stage 2 will focus on stopping pollutants at the source.


Nature Play Week

08 Apr 2022

Do you have a favourite place in nature? April 6th marked the beginning of Nature Play Week, a week dedicated to playing, relaxing and exploring the outdoors.


Introducing the Home Energy Support Program

04 Apr 2022

For Canberra’s pensioners and veterans, there’s a new program to help you save on bills and reduce your carbon emissions: the Home Energy Support Program.