SOME 18,000 timber have been planted throughout Canberra this monetary yr, in response to the ACT authorities.

Minister for Transport and Metropolis Companies Chris Metal mentioned the federal government has exceeded its tree planting goal of 10,000 timber in 2021-2022 by 80 per cent.

“Our largest tree planting program since self-government is underway as we work in the direction of attaining our bold goal of 30 per cent tree cover cowl or equal by 2045,” mentioned Metal.

Different key tasks undertaken this yr to fulfill the City Forest Technique goals embody; introducing the City Forest Invoice 2022 – which is able to repeal and change the Tree Safety Act 2005, investing in community-based tree planting packages, and collaborating on water delicate city tasks.

 

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