What's Happening


Reconciliation Action Plan

ReflectThe Molonglo Conservation Group acknowledges the significance to the local Aboriginal people of the land, water, flora and fauna within and around the Molonglo catchment area. The respective spiritual connections are based on deep respect for, and an intrinsic understanding of the tablelands ecology, and the pathways and corridors that traverse this land.

The local heroes who spend weekends getting their hands dirty in Canberra’s creeks, waterways and bushlands

In her first Constituency Statement (29 July 2019), Canberra MP Alicia Payne spoke about the local heroes who spend weekends getting their hands dirty in Canberra’s creeks, waterways and bushlands.

She said "They do it because they care deeply for our natural environment and I look forward to continuing to work with them".

We are proud to have worked alongside Alicia Payne in helping her develop a ACT waterways strategy for the ALP at the last election. And we look forward to a continued relationship, advocating for the community and environment.

Save our pink-tailed worm lizard

We are managing a $1m project to protect these tiny lizards. This 6-year project, which is jointly funded by Googong Township and the NSW Government Saving Our Species Fund, will support an extensive conservation program.

Meet the pink-tailed worm lizard

Pink-tailed Worm-lizard by Damian Michael
Photo courtesy of CSU ecologist Dr Damien Michael

Pink-tailed worm lizards (Aprasia parapulchella) are one of Australia’s tiniest and most mysterious reptiles.

Plant guides

Bullan Murra

Local Indigenous planting list

This series of planting guides is produced by the Molonglo Conservation Group for the catchment and sub-catchments of the Molonglo River.They were prepared following research and site visits at various points along the river corridors. It was produced to assist landholders and developers in conserving remnant native vegetation, and providing a core list of indigenous and local species suited for rehabilitation or enhancement planting.

Pest animals fact sheets


Pest animal fact sheets

In New South Wales, the responsibility for pest animal control falls on the landowners and land managers who occupy both public and private land. All plans for controlling these species should be conducted within the guidelines for humane pest animal controls.

It is important that all people involved in pest animal management are aware of the legislative framework in which they operate.