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Plan to improve tree canopy

plan to plant 1200 new trees

SWAN council has adopted a plan to plant 1200 new trees in the City per year despite some members of the public pushing for a higher target. Twenty-five responses were received during the draft Urban Forest Plan’s 60-day public consultation ...

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Tree chop devastates home owner

Red gum tree removed

An emotional Mt Helena resident has spoken about how upset he was to see the removal of a long-standing tree from the front of his property, criticising the Shire of Mundaring about their handling of the works. Phil Bourgault, a ...

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Invasive tree removal hits a nerve

Bennett Brook

By Claire Ottaviano TREE canopy advocates knocked heads with Bennett Brook environmental volunteers this week over the removal of mature trees near Marshall Road. While councillors and residents expressed shock at the sudden removal of dozens of non-native and invasive ...

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Nannas stand up for native forests

By Melissa Sheil PUT down your knitting needles because the call is out for all tree-loving grandmothers and their kin to join the recently formed Perth Hills branch of environmental protection group Nannas for Native Forests. Despite the name, being ...

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Off the chopping block

By Liam Ducey SIXTY trees on Campersic Road in Herne Hill are officially off the chopping block, with City of Swan council voting to enshrine the trees. The road is considered a black spot area, with the City of Swan ...

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