Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

ACT energy shortfalls

23 Jan 2020

Possible energy shortfalls are expected across the ACT due to extreme heat/weather event. During these events, we ask that Canberrans help ease pressure on our grid by reducing their energy use.

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Parks and reserve closures during fire ban

22 Jan 2020

The ACT Government wishes to advise that due to a total fire ban that has been declared for tomorrow, 23 January, the following nature reserves will be closed:

  • Kowen Forest
  • Mulligans Flat Sanctuary including Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve
  • Centenary Trail between Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve and Hall.

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Ongoing parks and reserve closures

20 Jan 2020

ACT Conservator of Flora and Fauna, Ian Walker has made the decision to maintain a number of the current closures of Parks and Conservation managed estates until 11:59pm 27th January 2020.

This change allows for some recreation sites to be reopened while managing the public's safety in more remote areas.

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Help provide water for wildlife

13 Jan 2020

With hot and dry conditions forecast to continue within the ACT, water for wildlife usually available in dams and vegetation is scarce across many areas of the ACT.

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Ongoing parks and reserve closures

07 Jan 2020

A decision has been made to maintain the closure of some ACT Parks and Conservation Service managed estate due to elevated fire dangers until 11:59pm on Monday, 20 January.

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Murray cod are the ones that should get away

05 Nov 2019

Murray cod are the ones that should get away

Heritage grants announced

30 Oct 2019

Heritage grants announced

Let a sssnake ssslide by

24 Oct 2019

Let a sssnake ssslide by

Have a say in park future

16 Oct 2019

Have a say in park future

Blue line marks the edge

10 Oct 2019

Blue line marks the edge

Climate strategies pay off

23 Sep 2019

Climate strategies pay off

Grab a camera and ride on

17 Sep 2019

Grab a camera and ride on

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