Environmental Events

Greening our Future Events

Council runs a six monthly series of FREE environmental sustainability events, designed to help residents live more sustainably. A variety of topics are offered to help people reduce their environmental impact and actively enhance the biodiversity and amenity of our local environment.

Please note: Due to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 and the announcements by Federal and State Government regarding public health and safety, events over the coming months are planned to be held online. Watch this page as events will be listed as they become available.

Inviting Frogs to your Garden

Frogs are an important part of the eco-system and with a few simple additions to your garden, you can attract them to your garden 

This webinar will introduce you to the wonderful world of frogs, some of the local varieties and the changes to the environment that are threatening them.

Learn about what frogs need and how to add these elements to your garden to invite them in.

Date: Monday 21st September

Time: 3:00 pm – 4.30pm

Booking: Click here

Inviting Small Birds to your Garden

Seeing small birds visit our gardens is becoming less common but there are changes we can make that will encourage them back.

This webinar will share some of the challenges small birds face in the urban environment and what you can do in your garden to invite them back to visit and maybe make a home.

A few of the local small bird champions will also be introduced.

Date: Wednesday 28th October

Time: 7:00 pm – 8.30pm

Booking: Click here 

Indigenous Food, Fibre and Medicine Plants

Before white settlement the Australian bush provided the first nations people all the Food Fibre and Medicine needed to thrive in this unique country.  This webinar will introduce the gardener to some of the plants used by indigenous Australians and inspire you to   grow some of them in your garden

Date: Tuesday 10th November

Time: 10:00 am -11.30am

Booking: Click here

Wildlife Gardens of Frankston

In this webinar we will take a virtual look at some of your wildlife gardens.  You will be invited to send in some photos’ or a small video of your wildlife garden and we will spend some time sharing and discussing habitat elements of your gardens

Date: Saturday 5th December

Time: 10:00 am -11.30am

Booking: Click here

Waste and Recycling Information Session

There have been recent changes to the waste and recycling industry. Join experts in the field to find out what you can and can’t recycle, where your recycling and food and garden waste goes and other interesting facts! This is a great opportunity to have your questions answered and learn simple ways to reduce waste.

Date: November – date to be confirmed

Bookings: Available soon

Preserving Basics

Learn how to make delicious preserves making the most of seasonal produce. This free session aims to give you the know-how and confidence to use age old techniques to transform fruits and vegetables into pickles, jams, sauces and chutneys. Use these skills to make delicious gifts in time for Christmas and the holiday season. These simple methods for preserving foods can also help to reduce food waste.

Date: Wednesday 9 December

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bookings: Available soon

Webinars

We can’t meet in person due to COVID-19, but we can still come together on webinars. A variety of online sessions will replace our usual events in the next few months. You can still connect with others through these enjoyable, free sessions and learn interesting, practical tips to make your everyday life as environmentally friendly as you would like it to be.

We look forward to seeing you at one of these enjoyable online events soon.

Solar Battery Night 

Join this free webinar for independent advice on whether solar and batteries are right for you.

  • This information session will help you:
  • Understand how solar and batteries work
  • Find out how to get the right system for your home
  • Learn about expected savings and payback
  • Understand how to claim the government rebates

This event is run by Frankston City Council in partnership with the Australian Energy Foundation.

Book your place here

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
PO Box 490
30 Davey Street
Frankston VIC 3199
P. 1300 322 322
E. info@frankston.vic.gov.au

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