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Koala trees at Ormiston


Council would like to assure residents that it has done everything reasonably possible to protect koala trees on private property at 223-231 Wellington Street, Ormiston and will create a publicly owned koala corridor along the foreshore of the block. The property owner is subdividing the vacant land and plans to clear large koala trees that, if  Continue reading…

Help plant a koala habitat


Redland residents are being asked to roll up their sleeves to help our koalas at this year’s Koala Community Planting, where 2000 trees will be planted to create a future home for our furry friends. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said events such as these were important to the ecological sustainability of the Redlands. “With  Continue reading…

12,000 new trees for the Redlands


Redland Mayor Karen Williams this week joined SEQ catchments and Energex to plant new trees at Homestead Park, Mount Cotton, which will restore wildlife habitat. And on Saturday 23 March the community is invited to pitch in and help to plant trees at a community planting event, hosted by SEQ Catchments and Energex, and including  Continue reading…

Swap weeds for free trees in October


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is inviting residents to swap shopping bags of weeds for native plants at Trees for Weeds Days held in three locations across the city in October. “Now in its 12th year, Trees for Weeds is a fantastic community initiative that has attracted more than 300 residents each year and has  Continue reading…

Ailing trees to be removed in Cleveland


Two diseased trees will be removed in the Cleveland CBD over the next few days to ensure public safety. The trees, a Norfolk Pine and a Jacaranda, have been monitored closely over the last 12 months and have been found to be suffering from fungal diseases, rot and decay. Redland City Council Mayor, Karen Williams,  Continue reading…

Celebrate National Tree Day and benefit from ‘green time’


Redland City Council is urging residents to support National Tree Day by coming along to a community tree planting on Sunday 29 July from 9am – 11am at Doug Tiller Reserve, Montgomery Drive, Wellington Point. National Tree Day is Australia’s biggest community tree-planting event coordinated nationally by Planet Ark. The event aims to plant one  Continue reading…