Resource Author: Staas, Leigh

How best to approach street tree species trials?

Climate change and increasing temperatures pose a major challenge for green spaces in our urban landscapes. Developing diversity is important for the palette of trees species available to our growers and practitioners alike…

Which Urban Plants Can Take the Heat? Choosing Trees for the Future

Abstract Urban street trees and road verges are subject to huge variation in temperatures, and in recent years have experienced severe heat-waves from climate cycles as well as warming due to the urban heat island effect. The ‘Which Plant Where’ Project at Western Sydney University and Macquarie University initiated a program around screening trees and …

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