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Sustainability and the Environment

Sustainability and the Environment

Environmental Events

The City of Greater Dandenong offers a wide range of free environmental activities and events throughout the year.

Our programs aim to increase awareness of the local environment in a fun and hands-on atmosphere, learn more about environmental issues and meet others who share the same interest.

Download Environmental Events Program January - January 2020

Everyone is welcome to attend, however bookings are essential as places are limited.

For more information or to make a booking contact Council's Conservation Engagement Officers on 8571 1702.

Please note: Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve is currently undergoing some renovations at the reserve. Read more information about the renovations. 

to our environmental events enewsletter list to keep up to date with other upcoming events

 

Business Clean Up Australia Day
FEB
25
25 Feb 2020 12am
Get your workplace involved in Business Clean Up Australia Day and help make your office and the local environment cleaner and greener...
Schools Clean up Australia Day
FEB
28
28 Feb 2020 12am
Sign your school up to take part in the Schools Clean up Australia Day event...
Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve - Spring and Summer Open Days
FEB
28
28 Feb 2020 9am
Discover the natural and spectacular beauty of Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve through casual walks or you can enjoy a BBQ or picnic while soaking up the surrounds...
Clean Up Australia Day
MAR
1
1 Mar 2020 12am
Join Clean Up Australia Day – Australia's largest community-based environmental event – and help make our community cleaner and greener...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
MAR
1
1 Mar 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Friends Group - Friends of Fotheringham Reserve
MAR
22
22 Mar 2020 10am
Join the Friends of Fotheringham Reserve Group on the fourth Sunday of each second month for a variety of activities including planting, weed control and seed collection...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
APR
5
5 Apr 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
MAY
3
3 May 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Beginner Compost, Worm Farm and Bokashi Workshop at Heritage Hill
MAY
6
6 May 2020 10:30am
Join us for this free workshop to find out more about compost bins, worm farms and Bokashi buckets as well as tips for improving your gardens, food crops and the environment....
Advanced Compost Workshop
MAY
9
9 May 2020 10am
If you are a passionate composter and want to take composting to the next level, come along to this advanced compost workshop on Saturday 9 May...
Friends Group - Friends of Fotheringham Reserve
MAY
24
24 May 2020 10am
Join the Friends of Fotheringham Reserve Group on the fourth Sunday of each second month for a variety of activities including planting, weed control and seed collection...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
JUN
7
7 Jun 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Detox Your Home - Household Chemical Collection Program
JUN
13
13 Jun 2020 9am
Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of common household chemicals without harming your health or the environment. Residents can check out the next mobile collection days around their local areas...
Re-use and Recycle Drop Off Day
JUN
27
27 Jun 2020 8am
Council will be holding a re-use and recycle drop-off day to give residents the opportunity to dispose of any electronic or household goods...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
JUL
5
5 Jul 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
AUG
2
2 Aug 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
SEP
6
6 Sep 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
OCT
4
4 Oct 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
NOV
1
1 Nov 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...
Re-use and Recycle Drop Off Day
NOV
28
28 Nov 2020 8am
Council will be holding a re-use and recycle drop-off day to give residents the opportunity to dispose of any electronic or household goods...
Greater Dandenong Environment Group
DEC
6
6 Dec 2020 9:30am
Join the Greater Dandenong Environment Group and help make the community greener and cleaner by getting involved and enjoying activities including waterwatch and bird watching...