Greening Bathurst

Policy on Street Trees

Bathurst resident Daryl Taylor has conducted a survey of the trees that line your streets.

A few key points from the results include:
  • Many older, deciduous trees will require removal as they are deteriorating.
  • Some blocks have no plantings, some have mixed plantings, there are gaps in areas like Keppel St where trees have been removed and not replaced and some have a mixed appearance.
  • Given prognosis of drier times, deterioration of species such as Claret Ash will increase.
  • Significant numbers of newer plantings are in need of treatment, quite a number are in need of replacement.
We would like to know what you think about the quality and future of street trees in Bathurst.

Some questions to consider:
  • What should be done about uneven or mixed plantings in older areas?
  • To what extent should householders be involved in planting street trees?
  • Given the rapid expansion of the urban area and council's limited resources, where should new street plantings be given priority?
  • When should dying newer plantings be replaced?
Tell us your thoughts by contacting us.

Greening Bathurst

The place for people who love the Bathurst region and who want to preserve and enhance the vegetation that makes it special

Greening Bathurst

Greening Bathurst Incorporated

PO Box 1469
Bathurst NSW 2795

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