Environment news and events

Council’s Calendar of Environmental Events

We have so many fun, hands-on and free events on offer including:

  • Harvest and Cook Workshop
  • Earth Hour Twilight Tour
  • Waste and Recyclables Tour
  • Yarra River Bike Tour 
  • and much more...

Download our latest Calendar-of-Environmental-Events-2016_web.pdf(PDF, 2MB)  for details. 


Registrations are now open for the following environmental events: 

Session  Date and time  Location  Registration details  Description 
Urban Water Tour  Thursday 14 July, 9am - 3pm  Bus tour departs and returns to TH King Pavilion, High Street, Glen Iris (western end of carpark)  Register online or call 8290 1333  Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Eastern Treatment Plant. Discover the rich biodiversity including the vast birdlife and indigenous plants found at the Glen Iris Wetlands and Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands on a guided tour with a local expert.   
Habitat Gardening and Planting Day  Sunday 31 July, 10am - 1.30pm  TH King Pavilion and Stonnington Environmental Education and Design Centre, High Street, Glen Iris  Register online or call 8290 1333  Come prepared to get your hands dirty for National Tree Day, Australia’s largest community tree planting event. Discover how to create wildlife friendly gardens and the benefits of attracting wildlife, like frogs, lizards, butterflies and birds to your backyard.    

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