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Changes in public requests to remove significant urban trees after severe bushfires in Canberra, Australia

Gilbert, Michelle; Brack, Cristopher


Trees on leased land provide an important contribution to Canberra's urban forest and consequently the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government introduced legislation to protect urban trees on leased land from unwarranted removal under the Tree Protection (Interim Scheme) Act 2001. This tree protection legislation applies to significant trees, classified using size-based criteria, on leased land for urban and other non-rural purposes. Responsibility resides with the ACT Government to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2006.10.001


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