Environment & Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainable Wollondilly

Have you checked out Wollondilly Shire Councils FREE Sustainability courses for residents? Are you interested in organic gardening, native gardening, beekeeping or reducing your energy consumption? Check out the link below to see a full list of FREE courses available, places are limited.

Wollondilly Community Nursery

The Wollondilly Community Nursery grows a variety of native plants, from grasses and groundcovers to shrubs, vines and shade trees.

Fire Management

Wollondilly Shire residents are reminded that the Bush Fire Danger Period has been moved forward and commences on 1 September 2018 and will remain in force until 31 March 2019 or unless otherwise directed by the Rural Fire Service.

Fire Management

Information relating to Fire Management in Wollondilly can be found here.

Land For Wildlife

What is land for wildlife?

Flying Foxes

The camp is located on Stonequarry Creek between the railway Viaduct, at the end of Webster St, and the Prince St. Bridge, Picton. The total camp area covers 2.1Ha however the extent of the camp varies seasonally and from year to year.

Wild Rabbit Management Program

Council views community concerns over the impacts of wild rabbit populations within the Wollondilly Local Government Area as highly important. Council was therefore pleased that its application to the National Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (Invasive Animals CRC) to participate in the national release of a biological control for this...

Arya near Sues place release

Wollondilly Koala Conservation Project

Wollondilly Shire Council’s ‘Koala Conservation Project’ has grown over the last two years with recent surveys proving that there is a healthy colony of breeding koalas in the region. This population is continuous with the Campbelltown koalas linking through a habitat corridor that runs through Appin to Wilton and down...

Wild deer management

Share your deer stories, sightings and experiences by completing a short survey here.

Caring for Wildlife

The Wollondilly Shire abounds in natural areas that provide homes to numerous plants and animals. The shire contains extensive areas of National Park, Water Catchment Lands and major rivers including the Nepean, Bargo, Cataract and the Upper Georges.