December 19, 2016

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Trees for the future

While currently not easy to obtain, we hope that nurseries will consider stocking species like this in the future, which we believe ill offer great resilience in a warmer, dryer climate. Botanical name: Atalaya hemiglauca Comon name: Whitewood Origin: Widespread in the dry, inland areas of Australia, found in every mainland State except Victoria. Occurring […]

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December 19, 2016

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The benefits of trees: shade

When the sun beats down on concrete, bitumen, and bricks these materials store the heat (they have high thermal mass) and continue to release that heat when the temperature cools. So in heat waves, it’s not just the temperature created by the sun during the day that makes us hot, it’s also the heat released […]

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December 19, 2016

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Reflection

It has been another big year for Treelogic. Along with our usual tree assessment work, we’ve spent a lot more time on the strategic side of street tree management planning and consultation in the local government sector. Consequently we’ve grown, with four new consultants and a new administration officer (Genevieve Kuckhahn) joining the team. Earlier […]

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June 1, 2016

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Trees – one of the key elements in amenable cities

Higher density cities are the trend. Populations in Sydney and Melbourne are set to grow at exponential rates through to 2050, and investment infrastructure is focussed heavily on the capitals. People are replacing ‘space for place’. Higher density cities mean an increase in subdivisions, and the removal of vegetation from private property. Coupled with consumer […]

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June 1, 2016

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Are sharks more dangerous than trees?

Even though trees don’t chase after you when you’re swimming or reach out and grab you when you walk past them, there is a perception in some parts of the community that trees are very dangerous. This view was confirmed recently when Tree Logic was involved in a community survey, designed to ascertain local residents […]

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September 18, 2015

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Ginkgo biloba

A stunning and yet under utilised tree here in Australia. What a perfect street tree this is. One of the oldest yet most resilient exotic trees to grow in cities, dry climates and on a range of soil types. Provides delicate summer shade and does not impede winter sunlight. It’s slow to moderate growth rate […]

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