Lyndal Plant and Neridah Parke INTRODUCTION In July 2007 Brisbane City Council published an Avenues of Honour Research Report about twenty four known memorial and commemorative tree planting sites within the Brisbane City Council area, in support of the national project. Among those planting sites are some of the earliest plantings in Australia undertaken in…

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Lyndal Plant INTRODUCTION: The glorious weather of the sunshine state is one of the reasons why more than 16,000 people are currently moving to Brisbane every year, creating a need for at least 50,000 more dwellings by 2026 than allowed for in the current City Plan. However, there have been far too many sunny days…

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Lyndal Plant, Brisbane City Council INTRODUCTION: At the 8th Treenet Symposium in 2007 the recommendations and targets of the Brisbane Climate Change and Energy Action Plan were outlined. The Plan combines responses to the impacts of climate change for Brisbane with broader sustainability actions. The Lord Mayor is passionately committed to the Green Heart CitySmart…

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Lyndal Plant – Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Abstract Over the last 6 years Brisbane’s central business district has grown significantly greener and more pedestrian friendly, using a combination of “tree trench” technology and footpath widening. Millions of spectators at the Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000, walked along boulevards lined with fig trees and jacarandas…

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Lyndal Plant &Maureen See – Environment and Parks Branch, Brisbane City Council Introduction: Trials of the first five of eleven indigenous tree species with potential for street tree use began in Brisbane last year. The aim of these trials is to expand the current recommended street tree species for Brisbane to especially showcase the natural…

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