Environment & Sustainability
To actively protect and rehabilitate areas of significant biodiversity value and improve the integrity of ecosystems upon which all life depends.
The City of Victor Harbor values it's many natural resources and is committed to implementing and maintaining a range of environmental initiateives which will help to achieve continuous improvement towards practising ecological sustainable development which enhances and sustains the natural heritage of the region.
For further information please refer to the: Environmental Management Plan
For further information please refer to the: Ecoligically Sustainable Development Policy(184 kb)
NRM Education funded by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board, is committed to an environmentally sustainable future and believes that working with young people to improve their understanding and develop their capacity to take action is one of the best ways to achieive that.
NRM Education supports early learning centres, schools, TAFEs and Universities that are interested in exploring sustainability in their learning programs and management practices.
NRM Education staff work with schools across three key initiativbes:
- The Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI-SA)
- Engaging with nature - a hand-on program aimed at engaging young people in outdoor environments.
- A range of Youth Voice initiatives.
NRM Education staff work in partnership with the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) to implement the Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative-SA (AuSSI-SA). The AuSSi program is an internationally recognised, best-practice model guiding educational institutions in their exploration of sustainability.
For further information refer to the NRM Education Website.
Volunteering with Bush for Life
The City of Victor Harbor has an ongoing partnership with the community organisation Trees For Life (TFL), through its Bush For Life program. TFL provide training, equipment and ongoing support to volunteers for minimal disturbance bush regeneration on some of our most precious bushland reserves (Bush For Life sites).
Its easy to get involved, you can either:
- Come to an “Introduction to Bush Regeneration” workshop, and/or
- Book into a “Come and Try Bushcare” day on one of our Bush For Life sites.
After taking the first steps you can either adopt a Bush For Life site or come to our supervised group activities.
To find out more, including the latest dates for Bush Regeneration Workshops see the Trees For Life website http://www.treesforlife.org.au/bushland or phone Trees For Life on 8406 0500.