Help to improve Lake Macquarie's natural environment
Council runs a series of programs to engage residents to participate in better sustainable practices at home, in the workplace or in their community.
You can keep up to date on events, competitions, workshops and much more by subscribing to the Ecoadvocate newsletter. The newsletter is published quarterly and includes some special feature editions throughout the year.
You can also become a member of Lake Mac Grows on Facebook, a community of gardeners committed to growing, sharing and eating fresh local produce. Share your story, your skills and your harvest and eat better for less.
Backyard and Beyond
Help to improve natural habitats in Lake Macquarie.
- Join the Backyard Habitat for Wildlife program and create your own natural oasis in your backyard.
- Volunteer for Community Ecosystem Monitoring Program to monitor the health of bushland across the city.
- Join the Land for Wildlife program to find out more about wildlife management on your property.
- Join Eco Angels clean-up program.
- Apply now for an Environmental Sustainability Grant.
- Download the Eastlakes or Westlakes Birding Route brochures and take a tour of Lake Macquarie City's best birdwatching spots.
Your Dollars, Your Choices
Save money and help the environment by reducing your resource consumption.
- Download a copy of the Sustainable Living Guide to find out how you can live a greener life.
- Join Super Street Garage Sales program to recycle, reuse, reduce waste.
- Reduce unwanted junk mail by placing a 'No advertising material' sticker on your letterbox. Order your free sticker from Council by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us on 02 4921 0333.
- Attend the annual Living Smart Festival.
- Join our Facebook group Lake Mac Grows. Share your stories, your skills and your harvest with a community of like-minded gardeners. Download the Lake Mac Grows seasonal planting guide to help develop your skills and discover new opportunities to grow and eat fresh local produce.
Lake Macquarie Landcare
To get involved or to join a Landcare group, contact Council on 02 4921 0333 or email email@example.com.
Stay up-to-date with the latest Landcare news by subscribing to the Landcare Update.
Page last updated: 10 July 2017