What is it?

Roots, fire, tripping and slipping, storm damage, falling branches.

Street trees pose can pose problems for councils if not managed appropriately - so it's little surprise that, while some government agencies refer to trees as 'assets', others treat them as 'liabilities'. 

To overcome this issue, we seek to understand real versus perceived risk inherent in green space, explore what is being done to overcome risk and outline how we might be able to effect positive change in the near future. 

"When correctly managed, green space will not only thrive, but also protect the community from the wind, flooding and heat events that are likely to occur due to the changing climate"

Greening The West 



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