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Habitat hollows

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Habitat Tree

Habitat hollows are cavities that are formed in the trunk or branches of a tree. Hollows usually start forming due to insect damage or a fungal attack. This will create the hollow internally but access from the outside will usually …

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Trees in Canberra

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Canberra has long been referred to as a Garden City and Bush Capital in recognition of its surrounding land and urban forest which has been strategically planned over 100 years. The incredible range of species found throughout our city is …

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Significant and heritage tree management in Canberra

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When visitors arrive in Canberra the thing that strikes them is just how green and leafy the city is, adding another dimension to our ‘bush capital’. The planned metropolis was envisioned as a garden city by architect Walter Burley Griffin, …

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Caring for Trees in Long, Dry Heat

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Caring for trees in the heat

It has always been a challenge for gardeners and home owners to care for trees during Australia’s summer. Now, with periods of extended heat, it becomes most important to monitor your trees’ health and take steps to ensure their survival.

We’ve …

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10 Tree Tips for a Canberra Bushfire Season

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Canberra Bushfire Season

Enjoy your summer in Australia’s bush capital even more knowing you’ve put some bushfire prevention measures in place for your trees and yard.

1. Don’t be scared of mature trees in your yard – they can shield against heat …

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Proactive tree management in Canberra schools

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Canberra Schools Need Proactive Tree Management

This week I had the pleasure of meeting with two ACT Government Ministers to talk about proactive tree management in our schools. It’s time to start this conversation with many Canberra schools at risk of losing significant canopy cover for …

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Watch out for Elm Leaf Beetle

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Elm Leaf Beetle Gold Leaf Tree Services

If you own an Elm tree, you’re part of a special group. Australia has a significant portion of the world’s mature Elms due to millions being devastated across Europe, Asia and America by Dutch Elm Disease. The tree is known for its beautiful form, …

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Welcome to Gold Leaf Tree Services

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While opinions are split on Canberra’s urban design, one thing is certain – it’s a city full of trees. In fact, 56 percent of the ACT region is covered in trees – that’s the highest coverage across 16 Australian capital …

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Powerline Clearing Canberra

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Powerlines Clearing Canberra Gold Leaf Tree Services

Making sure your trees are clear of powerlines, power poles, and overhead cables will protect your home and the neighbourhood from fire, electrocution, and electricity supply interruptions.

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Canberra home owners and tenants are responsible for checking their trees aren’t too …

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ACT Tree Register

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ACT Tree Register Gold Leaf Tree Services

If you know a tree that is significant to Canberra’s urban forest, you can nominate it for protection through the ACT Tree Register.

The City News published a fantastic article on the availability of the ACT Tree Register, and highlighted some …

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