Resource Author: Plant, Lyndal

Adapting and applying evidence gathering techniques for planning and investment in street trees: A case study from Brisbane, Australia

Trees along footpath zones (or verges) grow on the “front-line” of urban forest ecosystems, increasingly recognised as essential to the quality of human life in cities. Growing so close to where residents live, work and travel, these street trees require careful planning and active management in order to balance their benefits against risks, liabilities, impacts and costs…

Adelaide Street Boulevard, Brisbane – 1999

Continuous tree trenches within new footpath extension from back of kerb within portions of 2 city blocks on both sides of street (Portions considered 6 existing trees along footpath outside City Hall)…

AVENUES OF HONOUR- BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL PROGRESS

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 1917 for local soldiers who lost their lives in World War One…

Brisbane: beautiful one day, perfect the next

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…

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