Harsha Sapdhare, PhD Student, University of South Australia Tim Johnson, City of Mitcham David Lawry OAM, Space Down Under Abstract TREENET’s focus from its inception to the present has been to improve conditions for urban trees. In arid and semi-arid climates this has meant working to ensure trees have access to adequate water. Past proceedings…

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Tim Johnson City Of Mitcham & University Of South Australia Introduction In 2009 the City of Mitcham retrofitted twelve permeable pavement sections and tree planting pits along a two metre wide verge in a residential street to study the effects of pavement permeability on tree growth, soil moisture, ground movement and soil oxygen content. One…

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Tim Johnson INTRODUCTION Treenet was established in 1997 to help to develop and implement solutions to perennial issues which compromise urban forestry, urban development and the quality of urban life. Treenet’s Vision broadly defines the organisation’s sphere of operation: “to enhance the urban natural environment through the successful selection, production, establishment and management of street…

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Chris Daniels, Philip Roetman, Keith Smith, Sheryn Pitman, Beth Curran, Darren Ray, Pam Gurner-Hall, John Zwar, Christine Goodwin, Graeme Hopkins, David Lawry, Tim Johnson, Martin Ely and Trevor Nottle. contact address School of Natural and Built Environments, University of South Australia City East campus, Adelaide 5000 This paper is an abstract of several sections of…

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Tim Johnson, Senior Arborist, City of Mitcham Introduction Street tree trials have been a fundamental part of TREENET since its inception in 1997.Ten years since it was discussed at TREENET’s first symposium, the focus on tree species selection remains, and other factors which impact on the effective functioning of urban trees are also receiving considerable attention.…

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Tim Johnson, TREENET Inc. Local government urban forestry offers unique challenges and opportunities. The role is vital in the development of community and in our progress toward sustainability, though much of society doesn’t yet appreciate its value. The range of complex tasks performed by council arborists, the breadth of regulatory constraints under which they work…

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Tim Johnson, Technical Officer Parks & Gardens, City of West Torrens The City of West Torrens has been involved with TREENET street tree trials since 1998.  Council’s approach to establishing tree trials has progressed over time, with current methods based on experience gained over this four-year period.  The methods used in West Torrens will not…

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Jim Hay, Tim Johnson & Lisa Kirwan – City of West Torrens, SA The City of West Torrens has been associated with and supported TREENET since 1997.  Association with TREENET provides a range of benefits.  Through its focus on information sharing and partnerships TREENET has helped Council to improve planning and engineering for street trees,…

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