Biodiversity

Biodiversity
Photo of a brown frog
Take an in-depth look at our biodiversity strategy, and find out about the local animals, threatened species and plants in our community. biodiversity environment canterbury bankstown sustainability Take an in-depth look at our biodiversity strategy, and find out more about the local animals, threatened species and plants that we are lucky to have in our community. Environment

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Native animalshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/native-animalsNative animalsSometimes our native neighbours can be friendlier than we would like. Read about common animals and solutions to common problems.
Threatened specieshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/threatened-speciesThreatened speciesSeveral species found around Canterbury Bankstown are unfortunately threatened or endangered. Find out about them here.
Habitat Stepping Stoneshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/habitat-stepping-stonesHabitat Stepping StonesCreating suitable habitats for native birds, mammals and insects will help them to thrive.
Local plantshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/local-plantsLocal plantsOur unique local plants rightfully call the area their own, and we make every effort to protect native plants which assist in our eco-system.
Tree preservationhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/tree-preservationTree preservationIn order to prune or remove a tree you will need to obtain a permit by completing the Application for Permission to Prune/Remove Trees form, which is available on this website.
Beeshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/beesBeesBees are an important insect for our community and economy, they are responsible for the majority of the pollination of flowering plants, both in urban and rural areas. Beekeeping can also be a rewarding and interesting hobby.
Biodiversity corridorshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/biodiversity-corridorsBiodiversity corridorsBiodiversity corridors connect areas of bushland and the natural vegetation of our reserves. Read more.
Local animalshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/local-animalsLocal animalsCanterbury Bankstown is home to a wide range of animal species and birds, which is amazing for such an urban area. We have it all!
Pest animals and managementhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/pest-animalsPest animals and managementPests can impact of the lives of our residents. Read about how pests can affect you and what Council is doing to reduce harm.