Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

Bendora Arboretum tour

13 Apr 2018

Celebrate Canberra Tree Week and discover the autumn colours of Bendora Arboretum on a guided tour. Located just over an hour from the city centre, the Bendora Arboretum is the sole surviving arboretum in the Brindabella ranges after others were destroyed in the 2003 bushfires.

Sugar Shake Month

11 Apr 2018

Australia is one of the few regions in the world still free of the Varroa Mite, the world’s most devastating honey bee pest.

Commemorate Anzac Day at the Canberra Heritage Festival

Want to do something different to commemorate Anzac Day this year beyond attending a dawn service and playing two up?

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Date published online: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12.45pm

Second week of the Heritage Festival celebrates local stories

Can’t get enough of the Canberra Region Heritage Festival? Don’t worry – there is still another week of walks, talks, displays and interactive activities happening across the capital that showcase the unique history of our region.

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Date published online: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10.45am

Burns planned for Mt Rogers, Point Hut, Hume and Namadgi this weekend

The ACT Government wishes to advise that a series of prescribed burns will take place this weekend at Mt Rogers, Point Hut, Hume and Devils Gap at Namadgi National Park.

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Date published online: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 4.44pm

Big weekend out at the 2018 Heritage Festival

You can see ancient fossils, discover our political history, learn about our built heritage, discover the age of steam and more at the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival this weekend.

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Date published online: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10.07am

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