Posts Tagged ‘trees’

Mar 21

Answers on the Tree Register

Answers on the Tree Register

We put our questions to council officers about the City of Ballarat Exceptional Tree Register. Thanks to David Grant, Vegetation Planning and Management Officer who showed up and gave us these answers… Hello BE Net, The project (Exceptional Tree Register) is one of my main tasks currently along with the urban forest strategy work. We have […]

Sep 20

Fabulous Launch

Earlier today a fabulous launch was held by Friends of Canadian Corridor to support the development of the forest as a state park to both protect and share this fabulous place we have that starts here in Ballarat East. More background here: Thanks to Martin Hale who was on hand to witness and has shared his […]

May 17

The Exceptional Tree Register

A great initiative from the City of Ballarat. The Exceptional Tree Register. I encourage all Easties to have a look around you and if you see an exceptional tree (and i know you will) please ensure you have it added to the register. Here are some I saw on my walk today… Ballarat has […]

Sep 1

More Beautiful Trees

More beautiful trees of the East. This time from local residents Judy and Len who have lived here many years, they love their trees. Just remember to get trees we need to plant them…  

Jul 19

Send us your trees… Please!

National Tree Day is next Sunday 28th July 2013… And Schools Tree Day in Friday July 26th 2013. Trees, for developers, can often be seen as just a hindrance to progress. I hear chainsaws going off in Ballarat East every day, it makes my heart hurt… So lets turn it around and celebrate our trees.. […]

Mar 13

Definition of Planning…

Submissions/Objections can still be forwarded to City of Ballarat for the changes to Tree Protection Areas in Stockade Street. Reference – PLP/2012/946 “I know that Ballarat East residents have been disheartened with the planning of the large development on the corner of Fussell and Stockade Streets and the latest application appears to be too little, […]

Feb 23

To Protect AND Enhance

Details of a permit currently being applied for to vary tree protection.   This will not be considered by the City Planning Department until March 12th 2013. The “Detailed View ” on the eServices site are not very detailed. APPLICATION NUMBER: PLP/2012/946 DEVELOPER: S Melotte SITE/s: 7, 9 & 17 Stockade Street Ballarat East PROPOSAL: […]

Feb 2

Q3. The Forest

We are so lucky to be living with a forest in our area, its like our own Central Park, and really could be as great, famous and fabulous… If we care enough. We know from the new group Friends of Canadian Corridor that the forest is at a cross-roads for what will happen in the […]

Oct 27

We heart Trees

This just in from the Courier yesterday, thanks to reading resident Diane, with a scan as wasn’t online (unless someone cares to enlighten us…) And a local mob too, check them out at:

May 17

Ryan Street Brown Hill

We went to investigate this application after being alerted by residents… Kaye said: “Hi Ballarat East Network. New Yellow Peril spotted in Ryan St (old melb rd end) also of interest a large allotment has been purchased in same street almost opposite yellow peril, of great worry is the fact that the large allotment which […]

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