Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment
16 Feb 2021The ACT Government’s management of Canberra’s iconic Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby and Brindabella Midge Orchid is helping prevent their extinction, new reports show.
01 Feb 2021
The Minister for the Environment has declared Frogbit (Limnobium laevigatum) to be a pest plant in the ACT. This means it is now an offence to propagate, recklessly import, commercially supply or recklessly supply Frogbit without a permit.
22 Dec 2020
Expressions of interest are sought from suitably qualified experts interested in membership on the ACT Scientific Committee (formerly the ACT Flora and Fauna Committee).
The closing date for expressions of interest has been extended to 8 February 2021.
18 Dec 2020
The honesty box system that was in place for the Cotter Campgrounds has been replaced with a new online booking system.
16 Dec 2020The ACT Government has today launched its Science Plan, which provides a five-year framework for scientific development, research and management into the Territory's environment.
08 Sep 2020
The draft Canberra Mountain Bike Report is now open for community feedback.
17 Aug 2020
Public comment is now open until 25 September 2020 for you to have your say on the Franklin Grasslands draft landscape plan. The landscape plan is an important step in managing this new reserve and identifying ways we can protect the land.
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05 Nov 2019Murray cod are the ones that should get away
30 Oct 2019Heritage grants announced
24 Oct 2019Let a sssnake ssslide by
16 Oct 2019Have a say in park future
10 Oct 2019Blue line marks the edge
23 Sep 2019
Climate strategies pay off
17 Sep 2019
Grab a camera and ride on
18 Dec 2020
The draft strategy for the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary is now open for public consultation.
The draft strategy will help us to manage and conserve the natural and cultural heritage environment, cement a renewed partnership opportunity for strong community engagement and a strengthening of the Ngunnawal people's connection to country.
To have your say by 4 March 2021 visit the YourSay page.