Parks and environment news
Mt Cannibal and Emerald Lake Park closed to visitors
Mount Cannibal and Emerald Lake Park will be temporarily closed to visitors from Friday 3 April 2020 until further notice.
Community workshop: Southern Brown Bandicoot
Cardinia Shire Council is inviting residents to a Southern Brown Bandicoot Workshop at Garfield Community Garden on Saturday 12 October.
One of 800+ Councils worldwide to declare climate emergency
Cardinia Shire Council resolved at its Council meeting this week to declare a climate emergency, joining more than 800 other local governments across the globe to have made the declaration.
Weeding out pest plants in Cardinia Shire
Cardinia Shire Council is calling on the community this June to help weed out pest plants with its review of the Cardinia Shire Pest Plant Management Strategy.
Conservation conversations, say that three times fast!
Cardinia Shire Council is seeking community input at two community workshops this June to address biodiversity conservation and pest plant management.
Have your say on new playgrounds for PB Ronald Reserve and Lakeside Park
Local residents are invited to have their say on new playground designs for PB Ronald Reserve and Lakeside Park in Pakenham.
Fuel reduction burns planned for RJ Chambers Reserve
Council in partnership with the CFA will undertake fuel reduction burns in the RJ Chambers Flora and Fauna Reserve in Pakenham Upper, from Monday 8 May, weather conditions permitting.
Five years in the making – changes ahead for recycling organic waste in Victoria’s south east
Cardinia Shire Council is now one of eight councils in south east Victoria participating in landmark contracts for future recycling of organic waste at the kerbside.
Cardinia Shire Council makes TAKE2 pledge to create a greener future
Cardinia Shire Council is among the latest of 31 Victorian Local Governments, representing over half Victoria’s population, to join the State Government in the fight against climate change.