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
  • not picking or trampling 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, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions 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
  • 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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