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Increased European wasp activity to continue until May

Recent data has revealed that European wasp season in the ACT is only just heating up, with peak wasp season continuing until May. CoreEnviro Solutions senior pest and weed officer, Jim Bariesheff said...

Glovebox guide to assist in control of feral cat populations

New data has revealed that every day, feral cats take on average 3.1 million mammals, 1.1 million birds and 1.8 million reptiles around Australia. To help agricultural and environmental land managers address the...

Next Gen: More companies join ACT solar battery program

Six solar battery installers have joined the ACT Government’s Next Gen program, one of the largest rollouts of solar batteries in the world.

Orchids and wallabies: Conservation program to protect ACT’s threatened species

ACT Government conservation programs aim to reintroduce endangered wallabies into the wild, and create a stable population for a rare orchid.

ACT Budget measures for healthy waterways, environment

The ACT Government will spend $4.5 million under this week’s 2020-21 Budget to improve the health of the ACT’s waterways; to tackle weeds and invasive plant species; and to appoint permanent Ngunnawal rangers.

$3 million investment to protect biodiversity and biosecurity

The University of Canberra (UC) is collaborating with The Australian National University (ANU) and Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) to protect Australia’s future biodiversity and biosecurity. A total of $3 million will be invested...

National Parks recovering one year after Orroral Valley fire

A year after the Orroral Valley fire devastated ACT's national parks, emergency service personnel look back on the disaster.

Towards a cleaner Canberra: ACT Government budgets for climate action

More Canberra households will be able to install solar panels and get interest-free loans for zero emission vehicles.

ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury confident about a bold and progressive agenda

ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury believes the Greens could become the ACT’s major political party in a few years.

ACT Government’s five-year Science Plan for the environment

The ACT Government’s Science Plan sets the agenda for environmental conservation, sustainability, and liveability in the ACT until 2025.

Some flourish, others falter: La Niña in the ACT landscape

Despite above average rainfall throughout autumn and winter 2020, the severity of seven years of drought followed by catastrophic fires left scars on land and living creatures that will be permanent or slow to fade.

Conservation council flags key environmental ACT election issues

Climate change, energy policy, transport and development are all on the mind for Conservation Council ACT Region ahead of the ACT election.