Trees & plants

We are proud of our tree lined streets and picturesque yards and have created a Street Tree Masterplan to reflect the importance of protecting our iconic streetscape. Learn more about looking after our streetscape and how to choose an appropriate tree or plant for your area.

Seat under bottle tree
Trees and plants play a key role in creating healthier individuals and communities. They yield a host of benefits such as: improving air quality - flourishing urban forests convert carbon dioxide to life-giving oxygen and help filter daily pollution. minimising the effects of soil erosion - by acting as ecological windbreaks and sieves, via their foliage and subterranean root systems. Urban forests help retain topsoil and protect waterways from silt and other ...
Man holding tree branch in garden
Our region is celebrated for the beautiful trees that line neighbourhood streets, fill our parks and feature in private gardens, providing shade and changing colours throughout the year. Naturally, the protection of this beautiful environment with its unique streetscapes is extremely important to us.  Consequently, we have developed the Street and Park Tree Policy, and the Toowoomba Region Street Masterplan, to guide the management of our tree population and to ensure the vi ...
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