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Why do we need cat containment?

On Tuesday 26 March, we held an Environment Exchange on cat containment in the ACT. We had guest speakers discuss how we can love cats and wildlife too. The Conservation Council's position is that all of Canberra should have cat containment by 2025, with due...
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Cat containment Environment Exchange

Join us at the Conservation Council’s Environment Exchange next Tuesday 26 March from 12noon to 2pm at the Renewables Innovation Hub. We will be discussing cat containment in the ACT. The Environment Exchange is a public forum that invites guest speakers and the public to...
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Cat containment Environment Exchange
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Conservation Council appoints new Executive Director

The Conservation Council ACT Region has appointed a new Executive Director to lead the organisation in its mission to ensure that Canberra is a sustainable city that protects and values its natural assets. Today on behalf of the Conservation Council Board, President Rod Griffiths announced...
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Call out for contributions to Ginninderry’s Treasures

The Conservation Council is beginning an exciting new project with Ginninderry and Riverview Developments to create a new information booklet as part of our Treasures series. Ginnindery's Treasures will aim to inform the communities of Ginninderry and the wider ACT of the history, landscape and...
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Call out for contributions to Ginninderry’s Treasures
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What is the Future of Gas?

On Tuesday 26 February 2019, we held our first Environment Exchange for 2019. 'The Future of Gas: a pipe dream?' asked the hard questions about the role and place for gas in the ACT. After the ACT reaches its 2020 Renewable Electricity Target, natural gas will become...
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Active Transport Raffle is LIVE

Buy tickets OUR ACTIVE TRANSPORT RAFFLE IS LIVE! Active Transport is cycling, walking or catching the bus (which could involve both cycling and walking in the same trip). Promoting active transport has both health and environmental benefits due to increased physical activity, reduced air and...
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Active Transport Raffle is LIVE
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‘The future of gas: a pipe dream?’

Join us at the Conservation Council's first 2019 Environment Exchange, which is a public forum that invites guest speakers and the public to come together to discuss some of the most pressing environmental issues in our Bush Capital. Register here About 'The Future of Gas:...
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Spread the word: Canberra School Climate Strike

2019 Canberra School Climate Strike When: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PM Where: Garema Pl, City ACT 2601, Australia After the great success of the School Strike 4 Climate Action in November 2018, Australia's super school students are organising a 2019 School Strike on...
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Sign up for our Environment Exchanges

      Be part of an inspiring environment network as we explore a different theme each month. Hear from fascinating guest speakers and engage in open and lively discussion about a range of topics in sustainability and environment. Includes free ploughman’s lunch When: Last Tuesday of every...
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Save the date: 2019 World Environment Day Dinner

Save the date! The Conservation Council ACT Region is holding its annual World Environment Day Dinner on Saturday 1st June 2019. Theme: Optimism and Defiance Our theme is 'Optimism and Defiance' - two attitudes which will be critical in 2019. Australia is at a turning point...
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‘The future of gas: a pipe dream?’

Posted by Communications on February 21, 2019

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Join us at the Conservation Council’s first 2019 Environment Exchange, which is a public forum that invites guest speakers and the public to come together to discuss some of the most pressing environmental issues in our Bush Capital. Register here About ‘The Future of Gas: a pipe dream?’ asks the hard questions about the role of gas in the ACT. Join us to hear from guest speakers about their views on the gas issue in the

Active Transport Raffle is LIVE

Posted by Communications on February 25, 2019

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Buy tickets OUR ACTIVE TRANSPORT RAFFLE IS LIVE! Active Transport is cycling, walking or catching the bus (which could involve both cycling and walking in the same trip). Promoting active transport has both health and environmental benefits due to increased physical activity, reduced air and noise pollution, and decreased greenhouse gas emissions.The ACT government has a target of achieving net zero carbon emissions for the ACT by 2045. From 2020 onwards, when ACT will have

Why do we need cat containment?

Posted by Communications on March 28, 2019

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On Tuesday 26 March, we held an Environment Exchange on cat containment in the ACT. We had guest speakers discuss how we can love cats and wildlife too. The Conservation Council’s position is that all of Canberra should have cat containment by 2025, with due consideration given to the protection of wildlife and cat welfare. The first guest speaker was Michael Mulvaney, Senior Environmental Planner at EPSDD. He gave an overview of the paper (co-authored

What is the Future of Gas?

Posted by Communications on February 27, 2019

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On Tuesday 26 February 2019, we held our first Environment Exchange for 2019. ‘The Future of Gas: a pipe dream?’ asked the hard questions about the role and place for gas in the ACT. After the ACT reaches its 2020 Renewable Electricity Target, natural gas will become the ACT’s second largest generator of greenhouse gases, accounting for 21 per cent of emissions. Minister Shane Rattenbury said in 2018 that “Gas is going to be a significant source of emissions we’re
The Conservation Council is beginning an exciting new project with Ginninderry and Riverview Developments to create a new information booklet as part of our Treasures series. Ginnindery’s Treasures will aim to inform the communities of Ginninderry and the wider ACT of the history, landscape and natural and cultural heritage sites of the Ginninderry region. Ginninderry is a new 6 Start Green Star development that spans from the Ginninderra Creek to the Murrumbidgee river, across the ACT