We are firmly committed to making the Mid-Western Regional Local Government Area a sustainable region. Council aims to protect and enhance our environment through a number of programs, services and facilities including:
- Community Gardens
- Environment and Waterways Alliance
- Environment Grants Initiative
- Environmental Events
- Garden Grants
- Love Food Hate Waste
- Plastic Free July
- Putta Bucca and River Rehabilitation Projects
- Rehabilitation Grants
- Roadside Corridor Management Project
- Threatened Species
- Tree Plantings
Our region is unique, there are 187 listed threatened species of plants and animals known or likely to occur in the region and 26 threatened populations and communities known or likely to occur, including the River Red Gum Endangered Population, the White Box-Yellow Box-Blakely's Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Derived Native Grassland Ecological Community, and the Grey Box Grassy Woodlands and Derived Native Grasslands Endangered Ecological Community.
However around 110 weed species have been declared noxious in the Mid-Western region, and there are numerous environmental weeds that threaten crops, pastures and bushland.
We are extremely lucky to have many natural assets in our region including Putta Bucca Wetlands, The Drip, Hands on Rock, Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve, Fern Tree Gully Reserve, Dunns Swamp, as well as many wonderful Parks and Reserves.