Bushcare is our program for the restoration of bushland reserves by volunteers. Volunteers are involved in looking after the native bush, plant identification, fauna monitoring, weed control and seed...
Our Bush Backyards scheme provides support, training opportunities, workshops, and advice to landholders committed to the conservation of native plants, animals and bushland on their properties.
Bush Backyards aims to help enhance and protect the natural environment across the Blue Mountains, particularly on private land. We encourage the community to take active custodianship of bushland on their property.
Exotic plants and soil erosion are just two things that can create major problems in our World Heritage bushland areas. These can replace and smother native plants, leading to a reduction in local biodiversity, destruction of animal habitat and degradation of the beauty of the bush.
The most important criteria for inclusion in the Bush Backyards scheme is your commitment to managing your property in a way that enhances and improves native bushland.
An underlying principle of the scheme is that people manage their own properties. We can help to determine if this program will be suitable for you by visiting your property.
Council's Community Weeds Officer
Phone: 4780 5612