Case studies - share your story

Read about Ku-ring-gai residents making their homes and local areas more environmentally friendly. 


case study native bees

Native bees – Helena, Wahroonga

Keen gardener Helena has been busy creating a thriving community of organic plants and insects in her backyard.
case study streetcare

Bushcare – Shannon, West Pymble

Residents in Minnamurra Avenue get together every month to look after their ‘oasis of greenery’ at Blackbutt Creek.
case study flying fox conservation

Flying fox conservation – Nancy Pallin, Gordon

A group of dedicated volunteers have been helping to restore habitat for a colony of Grey-headed flying foxes.
case study bushcare

Bushcare – Carol & Bob, Roseville

A small group of Roseville residents get together each month to regenerate a beautiful part of the bush.
case study garden harvest

Garden harvest – Lydia, Wahroonga

Lydia experimented with her challenging block until she successfully created a fertile and abundant garden.
case study water efficient garden

Water efficient garden - Paul and Julie, West Pymble

Julie, Paul and their two boys relish their new life in their energy and water efficient garden.
case study indoor air quality

Indoor air quality – Diana and Ivor, Pymble

Diana and Ivor looked to sustainably improve their indoor air quality.

Energy efficient home – Peter and Ailsa

When it comes to being sustainable, Wahroonga couple, Ailsa and Peter, show that it’s the little things that count.

From pool to pond - Carol & Ian, Turramurra

In 2010 with support from Ku-ring-gai Council, this couple converted their pool into a natural pond which has saved them money and is now home to an amazing variety of plants and animals.

A sustainable journey – David and Samantha, St Ives

David and Samantha have been taking slow, well-planned steps to make their remarkable, sustainable home a reality.