Edwards Point State Faunal Reserve fringes the southern edge of St Leonards near Beach St. It is a narrow strip of land between Port Phillip and Swan Bay and is covered with a mosaic pattern of coastal woodland and salty wetlands that produce lovely scenery.

The Friends of Edwards Point undertake a range of coastal conservation works including weed removal, interpretive sign development and frog monitoring. They also run and"Artists at Edwards Point" activity day.