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.
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