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Latest news: Trees

Evoenergy: inspecting powerlines by helicopter

Evoenergy, the ACT electricity and gas distributor, is conducting its annual aerial inspection program this month.

Canberra teachers plant 9,000 trees on property near Goulburn

Emily Clarke and Colin Price have planted 9,000 trees on their Wheeo property, part of a reforestation project to establish 10 million trees.

Chris Steel: ACT’s tree planting effort on track

The ACT will plant more than 64,000 trees by mid-next year, exceeding the 54,000 ACT Labor promised at the election, Chris Steel said.

ACT Government’s plan to safeguard mature native trees

Today, the ACT Government has announced the final Action Plan to prevent the Loss of Mature Native Trees in the ACT.

ACT ranks second in Australia for tree habitat, but only ‘average’

The ACT ranks second in Australia for protecting tree habitat, but only scored 61%, according to a WWF scorecard.

Housing crisis in Canberra’s woodlands: Superb parrots under threat

The vulnerable superb parrot is facing a nesting crisis in Canberra's woodlands, according to a new study by ANU and the ACT Government.

New laws to protect Canberra’s trees

The ACT Government has introduced new laws to protect Canberra’s trees from unsustainable development, and retain and grow the tree canopy.

UN accepts Canberra as an international tree city of the world

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation has named Canberra an International Tree City of the World, coinciding with this year’s Tree Week, 30 April - 8 May.

Have your say on proposed ACT tree canopy laws

The ACT Government has released new laws for consultation, to better protect Canberra’s trees and to help grow the urban forest. 

Grants to plant trees in Canberra’s parks

Canberrans can now join a volunteer group and apply for grants of up to $20,000 to grow more trees in the city’s parks.

Have your say: Protect the ACT’s mature native trees

Canberrans have six weeks to comment on the ACT Government's draft action plan to protect mature native trees.