Australian Native Plants Society Canberra Region


The Society is a non-profit, voluntary organisation dedicated to the growing, conservation, preservation, promotion and appreciation of Australian native plants.


Transport Canberra and City Services

Parks, Conservation and Lands undertake major Blackberry spraying operations. Eating Blackberry fruit from these areas should be avoided. Fruiting time varies and can occur anytime from December to May.

Canberra Organic Growers Society


The Canberra Organic Growers Society (COGS) is a non-profit organisation with the aim of providing a forum for organic growers to exchange information and encourage society to adopt organic growing methods.

Canberra Plant Selector

Environment and Planning Directorate

The Canberra Plant Selector Tool allows you to look up information on a wide range of plants. By being more aware of the growth habit, sun, shade and frost tolerances and the water requirements of plants you can choose plants suited to your garden and save water without restricting your choice of garden design.

Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research

Federal Government

The Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANBR) includes the Australian National Herbarium. These are jointly managed by CSIRO and the Director of National Parks with strong links to the Australian National Botanic Gardens. The Herbarium, with over 1.2 million specimens, is responsible for the scientific integrity of the Gardens' plant labeling and manages the national plant name lists for Australia's botanical community.

The Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) is used for all these activities and allows linking of names, photographs, herbarium specimens and living plants.

Death Cap Mushrooms (Amanita Phalloides)

Health Directorate

Public health information on the Death Cap Mushroom.

Licensing of plants and animals in the ACT

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information on who needs a licence, responsibilities of licence holders, exempt and protected animals and plants, keeping snakes, retiles, frogs and related information.

Native plants and animals of the ACT

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information about the native plants and animals of the Australian Capital Territory, the processes that threaten them and their habitats, wildlife licences, scientifice applications and licencing and action plans for threatened species and ecological communities.

Pest Plants Animals and Insects in the ACT

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information on pest plant, animal and insect species found in the ACT.

Weeds in Australia

Federal Government

The Weeds in Australia web site brings together information on weeds and weeds management at the national level and is your connection with weed activity in Australia.

Yarralumla Nursery

Yarralumla Nursery

The Yarralumla Nursery is an ACT Government owned business unit. The Nursery grows and supplies plant material for ACT Government landscape development projects, CityScape and the ACT Government plant issue scheme. The Nursery also sells plant materials to third parties.

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