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Finalist in Environment Award

Finalist in Environment Award The City of Canterbury Bankstown has been chosen as a finalist in this year’s Local Government NSW Environment Awards, for its Habitat Box program. No Finalist Environment Award canterbury bankstown The City of Canterbury Bankstown has been chosen as a finalist in this year’s Local Government NSW Environment Awards, for its Habitat Box program.  
Habitat Box

​​​​​​​​​The City of Canterbury Bankstown has been chosen as a finalist in this year’s Local Government NSW Environment Awards, for its Habitat Box program.

Over the past decade, more than 350 habitat boxes have been installed throughout the local area by Council officers, to provide shelter and homes for native animals, including Brush-tailed Possums, microbats, Ring-tailed Possums and variety of bird species.

Last year, a comprehensive assessment of the program’s success was conducted. It included the:

  • Accurate recording of the habitat boxes on Council’s mapping system;
  • Identification of the different species using the boxes;
  • Assessment of the condition of the boxes; and
  • Implementation of a habitat box maintenance and replacement program.

Administrator, Richard Colley, said he was thrilled Council has been recognised for the initiative.

“It is fantastic that we are being acknowledged for the success and continuation of this program,” Mr Colley said.

“This project further demonstrates the importance Council places on protecting the City’s flora and fauna.”

Council is looking to construct new habitat boxes next year made by the members of the Canterbury-Bankstown Men’s Shed.

The aim of Men’s Sheds is to promote the health and well being of men of all ages.

Members have access to a fully equipped workshop where they can work together on community projects, such as the habitat boxes. To find out more, call 9789 2710.

The Local Government NSW Environment Award winners will be announced at a special ceremony later this month.​​


 15/02/2017 9:14 AM