Passionate environmental and sustainability volunteers are encouraged to join local conservation groups in the City of Canning.
If you’re interested in helping to protect the environment or reduce your carbon footprint, why not donate your spare time to the hard working conservation groups in Canning? For further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 9461 7160.
The South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare (SERCUL) in Beckenham is home to a number of groups such as the Phosphorus Action Group and Bannister Creek Catchment Group. Information on Canning’s local conservation and environment groups can also be found on the SERCUL website. For further information, contact SERCUL on 9458 5664 or go to their website at www.sercul.org.au
Canning River Regional Park Advisory Committee
Contact: Lisa Bland - 9442 0300
Canning River Regional Park Volunteers
Contact: Pam Agar
Jo Stone - 9458 3669
Canning River Residents Environment Protection Assoc Inc
Contact: Stephen Johnston
0447 273 727
Friends of Queens Park Bushland
Wadjup-Gabbilju Foreshore Walk Group
Wilson Wetlands Action Group Inc.
Contact: Russell Gorton
0407 135 412
Environmental Community Group and Organisation Manual
Environmental community groups and organisations make a valuable contribution to natural area management. The City of Canning is committed to supporting volunteers in their endeavours through the main objectives of the manual - Environmental Community Group and Organisation Manual.
The manual includes providing guidance on natural area management techniques, providing advice on establishing new groups and managing existing groups and providing guidance in potential funding and partnership opportunities.
It is well-recognised and appreciated that many groups have a long established history of undertaking valuable conservation activities in the City and it is hoped that this manual will help to enhance the mutually beneficial working relationships that exist.
City of Canning officers are available to provide advice in relation to the manual. Please contact Parks, Place and Improvement Canning on 1300 422 664 for assistance.