Environmental Services

Environmental Services maintains and protects the natural assets of Cockburn through natural resource management, sustainability initiatives and environmental education.

School Term Programs

Environmental Services offer environment and sustainability education excursions and in-class activities through our Wetlands to Waves Environmental Education Program.

Activities include

  • Re-vegetation for Habitat Creation planting (K-12 June/July)

  • Turtle Watch preservation plan for oblong turtles (K-12 Terms 3 and 4)

  • World Environment Day Schools Festival, a whole-day event (Y3-6 June)

  • Coogee Maritime Trail guided snorkel tours (Y10- 12) or shore-based maritime activities (K-12)

  • Half-day sessions exploring climate change (Y10-12)

  • A clean-up day for your local wetland, park, bushland or beach (K-12).

We can tailor other themed activities to your needs. Program booklets are available on request.

Climate Clever

City of Cockburn schools receive a 50% discount when signing up to the Climate Clever App. Work together to measure, audit and take action to reduce your carbon footprint and save money!

Little Green Steps WA

Little Green Steps WA work with early childhood services to help children embrace the concept of sustainability from a very young age, while assisting adults and children to actively contribute to a sustainable future. 

Little Green Steps WA works with day care centres, family day care, in home day care, kindergartens, pre-primaries, playgroups and all other services involved with young children.

The City of Cockburn works in partnership with LGSWA to provide fully subsidised sustainability workshops for early childhood teachers and educators, exploring:

  • What sustainability means
  • Reducing waste, energy and water use
  • Green cleaning
  • Learning from other cultures.

If you would like to get involved please contact the City’s Environmental Education Officer by phoning 08 9411 3444 or email us.

School Holiday Programs

  • Get Wild About Wetlands at The Wetlands Centre
  • Native ARC Wildlife Education & Encounters
  • Cockatoo Kids Club membership program.
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More information and Contact

To find out more contact the City’s Environmental Education Officer by phoning 08 9411 3444 or email.

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Spearwood 6163

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Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.