An important part of council’s role within the region is to maintain and enhance the region’s natural assets, liveability and environment credentials. Get involved in a range of conservation programs and initiatives or explore a range of options for sustainable living.
Find out about council's environment levy program.
Environment and Liveability Strategy
Check out our environment and liveability strategy.
Road verge (nature strip) landscaping and maintenance
Find out what you can and can't do on a road verge (nature strip) and who is responsible for maintaining this land
Trees, plants and gardens
Find information on tree clearing and damaging vegetation and discover the Sunshine Coast's many beautiful plants
Discover the Sunshine Coast's diverse array of wildlife. Learn about the region's rare and threatened species
Invasive plants and animals
Invasive plants and animals pose a significant threat to our natural areas and native animals, agriculture and production, human health and our way of life.
Sustainability and climate change
Get involved in council's sustainable living programs: living smart and energy conservation. Find out what you can do to combat climate change.
Get involved in conservation
Take part in one of council’s conservation programs to assist in protecting the Sunshine Coast’s beautiful natural environment.
Rivers and coast
The Sunshine Coast prides itself on its natural environment – in countless ways the region's waterways are the source of economic, social and environmental wellbeing.
Council has a number of initiatives and strategies for managing the coast's environment that ensure the region remains pristine.
Education, resources and events
Discover the three environmental education centres, environmental education programs for schools, the annual Wildflower Festival, a variety of fact sheets and articles and subscribe to the monthly newsletter Bush hands.
Sunshine Coast solar farm
Find out about the Sunshine Coast solar farm including all the project details and view live power feed.
Environmental nuisances and pollution
Council investigates environmental nuisance and pollution under the Environmental Protection Act 1994.