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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 […]

Figures reveal Inner West “tree massacre”

By ALLISON HORE Data released by the Inner West Council reveals there has been an 80% increase in applications for tree removals across the council area and a 100% increase in removals.  The sharp increase in the number of applications for tree removals comes after the Inner West council made changes to tree removal policies. […]