Maureen See Environment and Parks Branch, Brisbane City Council. Introduction Brisbane City Council initiated a formal street tree trials program in June 2000 with the selection of an initial five indigenous rainforest species. Now just over three years later, there are seventeen trial species either planted out or in nursery production. The aim of the…

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Maureen See – Environment & Parks Branch, Brisbane City Council Rae Sheridan – Queensland Museum Loans, Queensland Museum Introduction Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Museum have created two ground-breaking series of Urban Forest Kits for primary and preschool audiences. With ten copies made of each kit, they are packed with hands-on activities and resources…

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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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