Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

Prickly Pear Eradication Trial Begins at Molonglo Gorge

07 Dec 2023

Beginning this December, a trial will commence to eradicate the invasive Prickly Pear (Opuntia stricta) cactus, a weed of National Significance, at the Molonglo Gorge.

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Preserving the Hidden Treasures of the ACT: The Release of Bogs and Fens Assessment Report

28 Nov 2023

The ACT high country boasts a hidden ecological treasure; bogs and fens. This endangered wetland ecosystem supports unique plants and animals, stores water and filters atmospheric carbon. However, this fragile habitat faces numerous challenges, making its preservation a top priority.

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20 sites selected for restoration as part of Connecting Nature, Connecting People initiative

22 Nov 2023

In an effort to bolster wildlife habitat, enhance urban resilience, and foster stronger community connections, the ACT Government is excited to announce the selection of 20 sites for enhancement under the Connecting Nature, Connecting People initiative.

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More Eastern Bettongs released at Mulligans Flat

22 Nov 2023

An additional 8 Eastern Bettongs have been released into the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary expansion area.

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