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Bathurst Resident Seeks Council Reimbursement For Arborist Fees

Barthurst resident Terry Jones has lodged an official request for council reimbursements totalling more than $3,000. Jones is seeking the payment for expenses paid to approve the removal of several dangerous trees from his property on Braham Street. ...

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Fig Tree Topples In Hyde Park

City of Sydney officials are investigating the health of several towering fig trees in Sydney's Hyde Park after one nearly fell on a mother and child earlier this month. The woman, a local resident, was nearly struck when an 80 year old Hills fig ...

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New Planning Rules Affect Farming Practices in Colac Otway Shire

Under new planning rules in Colac Otway Shire, farmers will not be able to remove fallen trees and perhaps even rocks. The shire council will implement the rules as biodiversity and native vegetation maps are updated by the Department of Environme...

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‘War on Weeds’ Declared on Sunshine Coast

Throughout May, the 'War on Weeds' took place on the Sunshine Coast and involved locals replacing their garden weeds with free native trees. Jenny McKay, Community Programs Portfolio Councillor, explained that weed swaps occurred over a period of ...

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60,000 New Trees for Bundanon’s Erie Park

Plans are in place for a new project to plant 60,000 trees on farms at Bundanon's Erie Park. The riparian zone of the Shoalhaven River will be reconnected with surrounding bush across approximately 23 hectares. The revegetation project will come a...

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Land Clearing for Farms Target

According to the environment group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Australia, Queensland can reach its agricultural production targets without clearing new farm areas of trees and other native plants. The state's target is to double production by the year ...

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Researchers Develop Designer Trees

Nursery industry experts are partnering with researchers to develop designer eucalypts that will be ideal for smaller home gardens. The designer trees will also be suitable for planting in a variety of urban landscapes. The results are a product of d...

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Emissions Offset Through Masser Water Tree Planting Project

Hunter Water has almost completed planting more than 300,000 trees close to the Grahamstown and Chichester Dams. The project, which has taken 18 months to complete, is among the largest such endeavors ever undertaken in the Hunter region. The tree...

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Trees that hold special significance

According to author Tim Bull, a.k.a. Tim the Yowie Man, it's worthwhile to take a half-day excursion around Canberra and admire several trees that hold special significance to Australia's culture and heritage. It has been intimated that Corroboree...

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