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The City of Melville features a range of bushland, wetland and riverside environments, and we are committed to preservation of our unique natural places.
There are 55 reserves containing natural bushland in the City of Melville.
Bushland Weed Spraying will take place Tuesday 8 May to Friday 28 September 2012 (Subject to weather conditions). Herbicide spraying will be carried out for Grass Weeds through out the bushlands and natural areas within the City of Melville. Appropriate signage will be displayed on vehicles and in other strategic locations with the spraying operation being monitored by City of Melville staff in accordance with safety guidelines. For information on Spraying times and locations or operational issues, contact the Operations Centre on 9364 0730 during office hours or email email@example.com.
Management Plans have been prepared to provide the City of Melville with a five to ten year programme for the long term protection, conservation and restoration of Reserves.
The City of Melville conducts numerous environmental projects with the aim of protecting the quality and integrity of the City's ecosystems. Find out what's currently up in the environment.
The City of Melville is commited to undertaking Capital Works in bushland reserves throughout the Municipality. This page contains information about current environmental works and projects.
Melville has more than 100 volunteers from the local area who help on a regular basis to undertake work in the City's lovely bushland, wetland and river foreshore reserves.
The Department of Environment and Conservation's Nearer to Nature team provides the community with unique, enjoyable activities that help participants discover marvellous natural areas in and around Perth.
Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre is an innovative education centre showcasing the latest in renewable energy technologies and sustainable building design. Set in an urban bushland setting, this building offers a unique opportunity to learn more about the environment and sustainable living.
The City of Melville features 18km of river foreshore
Clean drains = Clean Water - Everything that enters stormwater drains ends up untreated in our rivers, lakes, estuaries and the ocean. Pollutants in stormwater are having a disastrous impact on all aquatic life, not only harming fish, plants and wildlife, but reducing water quality for humans.
Ecological sustainability is about achieving economic, social and cultural growth without irreversibly exhausting the ecological systems supporting that growth.
Together with land clearing, invasion of native vegetation by environmental weeds is one of the most serious threats facing Western Australia’s native plant and animal diversity today.
Protecting the wetlands of the City of Melville
Information about dieback in the City of Melville