Significant Tree Register
Some trees, through age, size or rarity, deserve extra recognition and protection.
Council adopted the Urban Forest Strategy for Bayside at its 15 February 2022 meeting. View the Council meeting minutes and resolution.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to inform the final version of the Urban Forest Strategy.
We look forward to implementing the Urban Forest Strategy and working with our community in building our resilience, increasing tree and vegetation canopy cover, improving the biodiversity functions of our urban forest and combatting climate change.
Our community values the leafy, green nature of Bayside. Trees provide shade and beauty in our parks, streets, and gardens but they are under threat from extreme heat, drought, ageing of tree stock, and population growth. Increasing development on private land is also reducing the number of trees in Bayside and limiting opportunities for future tree growth.
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PO Box 27
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Phone (03) 9599 4444
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