Leave your mark on the Bushland Shire Little and big hands are needed for a School Holiday Tree Planting at Hornsby’s Ginger Meggs Park next week. “We especially want children to be involved because we are planting Blue Gums, huge trees that can live for two centuries or more,” Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock said.
Council calls for 10/50 tree clearing review Hornsby Shire Council will propose a review of the 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Scheme at the upcoming Annual Conference of Local Government NSW. The scheme allows property owners in bushfire-prone areas to remove trees that would otherwise be protected. “We acknowledge the merit of the 10/50 scheme for properties
25,000 new trees for the Bushland Shire Hornsby Shire’s tree canopy is about to get a major boost, with Council committing to plant 25,000 new trees by September 2020. “This is a massive investment in our natural environment that will further strengthen our reputation as the Bushland Shire,” Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock said. “The