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24 December 2021
Thank you to everyone who shared their feedback and contributed to the development of the draft Canopy Cover Plan. This plan is the delivery mechanism that will enable Council to meet an ambitious target of 30% tree canopy cover in Hobsons Bay by 2040.
Click here to read a summary of what we heard through the consultation process. More detailed information will be available in the new year.
Hobsons Bay City Council recently developed and adopted their first Urban Forest Strategy (2020), which outlines an ambitious target to achieve 30% tree canopy cover by 2040. The draft Canopy Delivery Plan is the delivery mechanism for the U.F.S objectives.
The Canopy Delivery Plan seeks to:
In order to meet the targets, we need your help to build an urban forest to clean our air, improve wildlife corridors, reduce electricity bills, provide shade and cool streets.
Click on the buttons below to be a part of the urban forest effort.
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Plant a tree on a virtual map for your chance to receive a free 'backyard friendly' tree
Get involved and help us build our Urban Forest
Nominate your street for more trees and water sensitive design
Nominate a Lagunaria Tree (aka Itchy Bomb Tree) to be replaced
Council acknowledges the peoples of the Kulin nation as the Traditional Owners of these municipal lands and waterways and pays respect to Elders past and present.
Artist: Elverina Johnson 2018
Name of Artwork: Bandu Gaddaan
Pronunciation: Bun-do Gudd –arrn
Meaning: Come together as one mob
Language: Gungganji of Yarrabah NQ.
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