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 plantshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/native-plantsNative 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.