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UNION STREET DULWICH HILL
Tall healthy Eucalypt to be removed
Deadline: 16th June 2009
Outcome: 26th October -tree is being monitored
MACKEY PARK MARRICKVILLE SOUTH
Proposed to go – 6 healthy trees, the central ‘walkwise’ path linking Marrickville & Tempe to schools, pool & Railway Station, the lighting along this path & the entrance to Mackey Park opposite Tempe Railway Station to be closed off.
Deadline: 31st July 2009
Outcome: 10th November 09 –
- the 2 Fig trees are saved
- the 4 old Carob trees will be cut down
- The pedestrian pathway & lighting will remain within the park boundary
- the entrance to Mackey Park opposite Tempe Railway Station will remain
LEMON SCENTED GUM OUTSIDE 139 CAMBRIDGE ST STANMORE
In my opinion, this tree should have been on a Significant Tree Register. Residents said it was causing damage. It was about 100 years old. The trunk measured 2.5 metres & equates to approx 388.2 kg CO2 storage per year & the tree was very healthy
DEADLINE: 26th October 09
OUTCOME: 17th November – the tree is to be cut down. 8th December 09 – A motion put to Council by Marrickville Greens to explore other options to save the tree was defeated. The tree will be cut down.
SILKY OAK OUTSIDE 18 MERTON ST PETERSHAM
Rare Silky Oak which provides prolific flowers for nectar-feeding birds. Residents say it is causing damage. The trunk measures 1.07 metres & equates to approx 64.46 kg CO2 storage per year. The tree is very healthy.
DEADLINE: 28th October 09
OUTCOME: 16th December 09 – this tree will be monitored for a while & the adjacent house will also be monitored for further damage.