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Changes to tree and vegetation removal requirements

July 26, 2018Posted in: Environment


Wingecarribee Shire Council is advising residents of changes to the way in which tree and vegetation permits are now processed. As of 1 July 2018, all tree and vegetation clearing applications will now be assessed and referred to the relevant agency based on the zoning of the property from where the tree is to be...

Draft Urban Tree Policy on exhibition

March 7, 2018Posted in: Other


Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors unanimously endorsed a draft Urban Tree Policy for public exhibition at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Council Meeting. The draft policy provides strategic direction and management of Council controlled trees and will be on public exhibition until 30 March 2018. During this period residents are invited to...

Mayor to light community Christmas tree in Corbett Plaza

November 23, 2017Posted in: Community

Community Christmas Tree in Bowral's Corbett Plaza

To herald the start of the festive season Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to light the Shire’s largest Christmas tree on Saturday 25 November in Bowral’s Corbett Plaza. “With just over a month to go until Christmas Day we thought we’d get into the spirit of the festive season by erecting a giant Christmas tree...

Exeter Oval trees to be replaced

November 16, 2016Posted in: Environment

A small stand of Radiata pines are set to be replaced at Exeter Oval following an onsite inspection revealing serious fault in the trees. The decision to remove the seven mature Radiata pines (Pinus radiata) located on the south eastern perimeter of Exeter Oval follows the most recent collapse of large branches from the stand...

Volunteers get outside and grow for National Tree Day

October 25, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

Heavy overnight rain did little to dampen the enthusiasm of volunteers who turned up to take part in Saturday’s National Tree Day Wingecarribee community planting event at Mittagong Creek in Bowral. National Tree Day is an annual event organised by Planet Ark with each region given the option of scheduling the day to suit their local conditions. The site...

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