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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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Volunteers plant 2500 trees to provide a habitat for the endangered Honeyeater

Earlier this month almost 120 volunteers from across New South Wales planted 2500 trees throughout the Capertee Valley, in an effort to provide a secure habitat for the endangered Regent Honeyeater. Private property owners have planted over 110,00...

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Finding an Arborist to Prune Your Trees

Pruning trees properly is both an art and a science - not something that can be done by just anyone. If a tree is pruned incorrectly, it will not only look unsightly, but it may also be at risk of disease. Don't put your trees' life in the hands o...

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