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Residents outraged over tree cull at Brunswick terminal station

Tensions are running high over trees felled on the Brunswick terminal station site in preparation for the building of a larger electrical power station. The power companies behind the development removed more than six large cypresses and a group of ...

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Tree Damage in Floods and Wet and Stormy Weather

Until they cause damage - such as falling on a car or home - almost everyone loves trees. The damage caused by recent floods in New South Wales and Queensland has been extensively covered in the media. While many people immediately think of the prob...

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Homeowners Take Drastic Measures to Preserve Ocean Views

In order to secure million-dollar views, homeowners are taking a variety of tactics to get rid of neighbouring trees. The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has listened to two separate debates recently regarding whether or not healthy tre...

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Darwin Man Saves Trees At the Last Minute

A Darwin man has successfully stopped the cutting down of five old palm trees on his verge. Gary Harper, a retired teacher, said he returned from a walk to find a crew, contracted by Power and Water, at his Leanyer home preparing to lop the trees fr...

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Death Rate of Old Trees Alarming: Scientist

According to Australian National University scientist and tree expert David Lindenmayer, the death rate of trees over a hundred years old has reached alarming levels. The trend has been occurring all over the world, especially the old strangler figs...

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Christmas Tree Poachers Thwarted by Stinky Trees

In an attempt to thwart potential Christmas tree thieves, a southern New Jersey town has taken drastic and smelly measures. Port Republic, a small town in north-eastern Atlantic City, started spraying evergreen trees a few years ago with a chemical ...

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Planting Trees Properly

When it comes to planting trees, there is a lot of art and skill involved. Not only does it require patience, but it also takes a lot of thought when planning out the positions of the trees. Every angle must be considered before putting a tree in th...

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Amazon Trees Less Vulnerable to Changing Climate: Study

According to a new study, many Amazon tree species may be more likely to survive global warming than previously thought. Genetically this may be so, however the authors of the study still caution that drought and forest fires as a result of a hotter...

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Adelaide Storm Causes Tree Damage and Power Outages

Adelaide shoppers escaped injury recently as strong winds brought down a Norfolk Island pine tree that crushed five cars and damaged five others. Elsewhere in the city, the same winds brought down trees, damaging roofs and causing widespread blackou...

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