Natural environment

Residents and visitors value Brisbane's natural resources. Brisbane City Council is working with the community to take care of our trees, land, wildlife and waterways. Find out how you can help protect Brisbane from invasive species of weeds and pest animals and learn about our natural environment at an Environment Centre. You can also learn how Council is helping to keep our air clean.

""Plants, trees and gardening

Council offers gardening advice and workshops, as well as giving free trees to residents to encourage a clean and green city. You can also find out about street trees, bushland restoration and where Council has planted 2 million trees.

""Bushlands, parklands and wetlands

Enjoy Brisbane's natural areas and find out about the groups that are working to protect them. Find out more about Brisbane's parks in your local area.

""Environment Centres

Brisbane's Environment Centres offer the community a range of educational programs and activities. See where your nearest Environment Centre is located and what's on.

""Protecting wildlife

Brisbane has many threatened species of flora and fauna that need to be protected. Also find out about Brisbane's pest species, the problems they cause and how you can manage them.

""Creeks and waterways

Information about Brisbane's creeks and catchments, including waterway health issues and how you can get involved.


Find information on Brisbane's weed species and pest plants and advice on how to control and remove weeds on your property.

""Clean air

Council's Clean Air Strategy has been in place for 20 years and is still a reliable strategic plan to protect Brisbane's air quality and the health and wellbeing of residents.