2023

Tree Photography Workshop

As a special offering at the 2023 Symposium, Graham Gall will lead a workshop to share practical insights into his method of producing exhibition quality photographs of trees. Graham will preselect three trees in the Adelaide Botanic Garden as subjects and will work with the participants on ways to photograph them.

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Parliament of SA ERDC Urban Forest Enquiry Interim Report

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On 17 October 2022, the Environment, Resources and Development committee (the committee) resolved to conduct an inquiry into the urban forest with Terms of Reference developed and agreed on 14 November 2022. This inquiry topic was developed in the context of the committee’s concerns about the effect of residential subdivisions, urban infill

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History and operation of the National Trust of South Australia’s Significant Tree Register 1983 – 2022

HISTORY AND OPERATION OF THE NATIONAL TRUST OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S SIGNIFICANT TREE REGISTER 1983 TO 2023 Several formative policies, statements, and working hypotheses underpin how the Significant Tree Team (STT) operates under the aegis of the National Trust of South Australia (NTSA). They are useful references for anyone wanting to become familiar with STT’s modus

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Future Trees phase 1: Growing and exploring a digital forest

The management of urban trees has a massive influence on the liveability of a city. Climate change is impacting the sustainability of Adelaide’s urban forest, which is largely comprised of a small number of temperate zone species, some of which are unlikely to cope well with Adelaide’s trajectory towards a semi-arid climate. Urban planners have

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Research at Currency Creek Arboretum

Currency Creek Arboretum is a specialist eucalypt arboretum focused on education and scientific research into Australia’s most dominant and iconic group of plants, the eucalypts (genera Angophora, Corymbia and Eucalyptus). The arboretum has the largest collection of eucalypt species growing anywhere in the world, it is privately-owned, managed by partners Dean Nicolle (botanist, arborist &

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