Environment

environment

Browse our guidelines around air pollution, bushfire, water and catchments, and trees.


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Trees

Managing trees on your property and Council support services available.
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Waterways plans and policies

Find out how we are protecting and improving our precious urban waterways.
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Household water systems

Regulations on greywater, septic tanks and rainwater tanks help protect human and environmental health.
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Woodsmoke

Did you know that during winter, smoke from wood heaters can produce up to seven times as much particle pollution as cars?
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Air pollution

Factors such as vehicle exhaust, industrial emissions and bushfire smoke contribute to poor air quality. Use our online form to report air pollution.
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Bushfire plans and policies

Read what measures have been put in place to ensure the community’s safety during a bushfire.
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Sustainability and environment plans

Ku-ring-gai plans to support our local environment and ensure long term sustainability.
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Bushland plans and policies

How we are managing Ku-ring-gai's bushland and wildlife into the future.
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Biodiversity offsets

Find out more about how we are managing local vegetation and habitat to coexist with our urban environment.
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Weeds

Weeds compete with our native species for resources and threaten the health of habitats.