Conservation and wildlife

Our animals, plants, natural heritage and native species are vital for Darebin.


Algal bloom at Edwardes Lake

We regularly monitor and analyse the water in Edwardes Lake to ensure the safety and health of our community.

City Nature Challenge - people exploring native bushland

Learn how you can be part of this global challenge where cities around the world collaborate to discover and document nature!

Darebin is home to more than 180 significant plant and animal species. Conservation sites are vital to their protection and improvement.
Darebin's natural heritage includes flowers, plants, wildlife and geological features. It has great benefits for current and future generations.
You can help protect native birds and wildlife with some simple actions at home.