Brimbank has its sights set on increasing the City’s tree canopy coverage from 6.2 per cent to 30 per cent over the next 30 years.
Brimbank has its sights set on increasing Brimbank's tree canopy coverage from 6.2 per cent to 30 per cent over the next 30 years, following the adoption of the Brimbank Urban Forest Strategy.
The strategy guides our approach to increasing canopy cover in streets and parks, and encourages residents to plant trees in private open space.
Increasing Brimbank’s tree canopy coverage to limit heatwave impacts is a key action of the strategy. Other key actions include:
The draft Urban Forest Strategy was released for community feedback in late 2015. Feedback from the community was generally positive and supportive of the intent and actions proposed.
View a copy of the Brimbank Urban Forest Strategy at the BCC website.