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Inner West Council tree policy sees canopy decline

By EVA BAXTER The Inner West has regressed on city tree canopy targets with canopy coverage under 20%. The NSW government’s ‘5 million trees’ program aims to increase Greater Sydney’s tree canopy by 40% by 2030. Council data found two of the 25 suburbs accounted for nearly half of the tree canopy loss in the […]

London plane trees to remain in city’s canopy despite health risks

By KATELYN MILLIGAN City of Sydney Council voted on Monday not to stop the planting of London plane trees. The city aims to increase overall green cover to 40% across the local area, including a minimum of 27% tree canopy by 2050 with its Greening Sydney Strategy. London plane trees make up around 11% of […]