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The Manly Environment Centre (MEC) promotes sustainable living through practical projects and workshops in partnership with the Coastal Environment Centre and Kimbriki Resource Recovery Center.

In addition the MEC works with our local schools and businesses to facilitate environmental action for the whole of the Northern Beaches.

Find out how you can get involved, or if you have a question for a local environmental expert please email: 

The Manly Environment Centre is temporarily located on Level 2 of Manly Library.

MEC experts

On various days, specialist staff will be at the Manly Environment Centre to answer your questions relating to their area of expertise.

  • Sue Jacobs, Senior Environment Officer – Catchment
    Sue has a Bachelor of Science Degree in natural resource management and has worked for Council for over 15 years. Sue can talk with you about our waterways and lagoons, as well as other general aspects of our natural environment and how we manage it.

About MEC

The Manly Environment Center can help you connect with, and learn about the environment and sustainability - everyone can have...



The Manly Environment Center offers education programs for environmental students of all ages.



The Manly Environment Centre is involved in a diverse range of projects to increase awareness and effect change.


Manly Dam Series – Presented by Manly Environment Centre

Learn about Manly Dam through our special series of walks and talks throughout September and October.

Landscape photo of Manly Dam