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There are lots of ways you can promote biodiversity in your own backyard, by planting a native garden, making nest boxes, creating a frog pond, keeping your pets indoors and keeping an eye out for native birds and animals.

Backyard Biodiversity

Greening Australia Land for Wildlife Top End provides advice on native plants and looking after land for wildlife for people with larger blocks of land.

Land for Wildlife Central Australia

Helping people in the Alice Springs region to look after land for wildlife and garden for wildlife.

Backyard biodiversity – Darwin Wildlife Sanctuary

Darwin Wildlife Sanctuary supports Darwin residents to improve the biodiversity of their backyard.

NT Field Naturalists Society

A group of people who enjoy observing wildlife in their natural environment. They can be found through their website or Facebook group

Volunteer for nature

You may want to volunteer with your local Landcare group to help look after local natural places, or as a local wildlife carer.

Landcare NT

Find your local Landcare group and learn the latest Landcare news.

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Join a Conservation Volunteers expedition or volunteer for a few hours to plant trees, survey wildlife or manage weeds and pests.

Wildcare NT

People caring for sick and injured wildlife in their own homes.  Join or seek advice on a sick or injured animal or find out how you can help.

Visit your local natural places

There is nothing better than getting back in touch with nature by spending some time observing wildlife, taking a bushwalk in your local reserve or cooling off for a dip at your local natural swimming hole.

Territory Wildlife Park

Visit the Territory Wildlife Park to meet the north Australian wildlife in a natural setting just south of Darwin.

Alice Springs Desert Park

Visit the Alice Springs Desert Park to see the desert come alive!

NT Parks and Wildlife

Find a park to visit anywhere in the NT.

Australian Wildlife Conservancy

The Australian Wildlife Conservancy is the largest private conservation estate covering many sites across Australia.