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Trees on Blackwood Park Road, Ferntree Gully

Street Trees

Why trees are important

  • Trees influence climate.
  • Trees add natural character too our streets softening developments.
  • Trees reduce cooling costs and heat island effects.
  • Trees reduce noise from an urban environment and provide privacy.
  • Trees offer habitat and food for a range of plants and animals.
  • Trees recycle nutrients and have a positive effect on improving the quality and health of soils and air quality.
  • Trees moderate flooding and reduce urban heat island effects.
  • Trees increase property values.

More Information about Street Trees

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