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Pathways to health through Australian woodlands and forests: Sign-posts from recent research and practice

Health is inherently ‘ecological’ and the natural environment plays a crucial role in human health and well-being. Yet we do not necessarily design, manage or market such areas in ways that acknowledge this link. This paper draws on recent research by a Deakin University team exploring the links between use of and involvement in the […]

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Treenet Shading SA Research Project: UV irradiances in tree shade

Robin Elix   Dr Peter Gies    Dr Trevor Hancock     David Lawry Abstract The results of the Treenet Shading SA study show that street trees provide sun protection factors similar to many purpose built structures and standard personal protection strategies. It is likely that tree architecture (height, width, and shape of canopy) is more significant than individual

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Treenet: New Tree Variety Assessment

Steven Watt – Bachelor of Applied Science (Horticulture), Melbourne University Acknowledgements Alex Bycov, Urban Forestry Department Officer, City of Toronto, Canada. Stuart Campbell, Street Tree Manager, Boroondara City Council. John Fitzgibbon, Managing Director, Metropolitan Tree Growers. Andrew Hepburn, Landscape Architect, Darebin City Council. James Will, project supervisor. Andrew Wright, Street Tree Manager, Whitehorse City Council.

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