There are many ways local residents can help conserve the City of Canning’s natural environment.
You can help keep the City’s natural areas healthy by:
- Keeping to designated footpaths in natural areas;
- Never picking native vegetation;
- Keeping dogs on leads;
- Confining cats to your property and keeping them inside at night;
- Getting involved with your local environmental community groups;
- Picking up litter and reporting rubbish dumping,
- Disposing of garden refuse the City’s green bin and not in bushland areas;
- Reporting suspected vegetation damage to the City, Swan River Trust or Department of Environment Regulation;
- Avoiding fertiliser use on your garden;
- Ensuring your garden and aquarium plants do not escape into bushland or wetlands. Download the Use Local Plants Instead brochure to understand how.
- Reporting injured wildlife to a licensed wildlife carer or advising the City of Canning;
- Reporting feral pests such as feral bees, cats or foxes to the City; and
- Reporting illegal vehicles within natural areas to the City of Canning's Ranger and Community Safety Services on 1300 422 664.