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Feature projects

Biodiversity and landscape protection are key priorities of the ANUgreen program. A number of highly successful projects have been coordinated over the last few years to improve the sustainable management of the landscape and support greater levels of native biodiversity.


Dickson Road wetland

The Dickson Road Wetland was reclaimed from a weed-infested area and turned into a wetland which filters run-off water and provides frog habitat.

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Willows Oval synthetic conversion saves water

Converting Willows Oval to synthetic turf saves the University 15 million litres of water annually while eliminating the need for mowing and fertilising and increasing weekly playing hours.

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Old Canberra House remnant grassy woodlands

A threatened ecological community located on campus, with a rich heritage and hidden natural treasures.

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Life in the Suburbs wildlife survey

The Life in the Suburbs project aimed to educate and raise awareness about Canberra's wildlife and the role of urban landscapes in providing habitat for local species.

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