Trees, plants & wildlife

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BUSHFIRE UPDATES: Refer to the QFES Facebook or Twitter for up to date alerts and information. Outages and other emergency information (such as evacuation centres) will also be published on our disaster dashboard when required.

WATER CONSERVATION: Water operations at Cressbrook Dam are back online following days of emergency works from Ergon Energy and our staff. However, while systems come back up to full operational speed we're urging everyone on the Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply to continue conserving water. Read more here.

DONATIONS: Donations towards townships affected by the fires can be made via Givit.

 

 

 

Trees

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.

Children planting a tree in Yarraman
Free plant voucher in rates notice Each year, we provide residents with a plant voucher to collect two free plants for their private garden, or to donate it to a community group for their use. The double-side voucher lists collection points and ...
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 into life-giving oxygen and help filter daily pollution. minimising the effects ...
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 ...
The Street Tree Masterplan aims to protect and enhance the diverse streetscape character of the region. Read more about the Street Tree Masterplan here. A revised Street Tree Species List has been published to replace the Master Street Tree Species List contained ...
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