27 Aug 2012

Rooted in history, Sydney celebrates its favouite trees

Sydney's significant trees are a living asset.

There are 1931 trees - part of Sydney's ''urban forest'' - officially listed as being of historic or environmental significance to the city. They are on private property or scattered through the City of Sydney's public parks, reserves and streets.

A giant river red gum in the front garden of the former Centennial Park home of Nobel prize-winning author Patrick White is on the council's Register of Significant Trees.
''Whoever sees a tree, and loves it, can make a submission,'' Ms Sweeney said. ''The city's urban forest is among our most important assets and significant trees … are often the only lasting remnant of the former natural or cultural landscape.
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