Arboriculture and Tree Management

Management of trees, landscaping and facilities in parks and reserves

Arboriculture and Trees

Mitchell Shire is committed to the implementation of the Street and Park Tree Policy which aims to provide the community with good quality and safe public amenity trees that:

  • improve air quality by trapping pollutants
  • sequester carbon and releasing oxygen into the atmosphere
  • reduce the urban heat island effect via increase shade provision
  • reduce storm water runoff and erosion
  • improve visual amenity
  • increase greening of the urban environment
  • provide habitat for wildlife and biodiversity