The Conservation Council ACT Region advocates and campaigns to protect our local environment. 

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Race to Zero

Race to Zero

The world’s leaders will meet in Glasgow from 31 Oct to 12 Nov for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, with the aim of increasing the pace of action to halt global warming. Australia is one of only a few countries without a commitment to or a plan for reaching net zero emissions. Send an email to the PM to demand a national plan to slash climate pollution by 2030.

Cat-astrophe: Cats Found to be the Most Costly Invasive Species in Australia and the ACT

Cat-astrophe: Cats Found to be the Most Costly Invasive Species in Australia and the ACT

A recent study from researchers at Matthew Flinders University and the CSIRO reveals the enormous cost of invasive species to the Australian economy, and shows that cats are the worst perpetrators. In light of the recent research it is prudent to question whether the laid back implementation of cat containment in the ACT is appropriate.

MEDIA RELEASE: 2021-22 climate and environment budget lopsided

MEDIA RELEASE: 2021-22 climate and environment budget lopsided

The Conservation Council ACT Region cautiously welcomed funding for climate action and the environment announced today by the ACT Government, though has raised concerns that some of the biggest-ticket items in the Budget will deliver little in the way of emissions reductions.

Make the Switch from gas to an all‑electric home!

The ACT now offsets 100% of its electricity consumption with electricity generated from wind and solar, so switching off gas in our buildings will immediately reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Find out how, why and when to make the switch by visiting the Conservation Council’s Make the Switch website. Switching is easier than you think!

Online Nature Trivia 2021

Online Nature Trivia 2021

Unpack your snacks and drinks, and have some fun from the comfort of your own home at the upcoming Online Trivia Night – nature edition! There will be nature-themed and general questions, with a variety of easier and harder questions for all ages. Entry is free, donations encouraged.