Sustainability practice in our area means protecting our natural environment, human and ecological health, whilst driving innovation and not compromising on our way of life.
The Barossa Valley is a world-renowned wine region, its natural beauty is an invaluable reason that people choose to live and holiday here. In partnership with our community and organisations, we are committed to reducing our ecological footprint through various environmental initiatives.
Plants and pest management
Our green team works strategically to control the highest priority plant and animal pests within our area.
There are a number of ways we are managing natural vegetation in our area including; the development of a roadside vegetation management plan, the roadside market scheme and removal when required.
Community environmental volunteer groups
There are a number of local volunteer groups that help support the protection of flora and fauna in the Barossa area.
Heritage agreement sites
The Heritage Agreement Scheme is a program encouraging landowners to conserve and maintain the biodiversity of native vegetation on their properties.
Regional Climate Change Adaptation Plan
The RDA Barossa, The Barossa Council, Light Regional Council, the District Council of Mallala, Barossa Grape & Wine Association and the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board have developed a Regional Climate Change Adaptation Plan.