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Save the Russell Road Trees!

211 Signatures Goal: 1,000

Wanneroo City Council has decided to chop down the grand fig trees on Russell Road in Madeley, after receiving a petition signed by just 35 people. Please don't let this happen!

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Highlights

July 25
THANK YOU to everyone who has signed the petition so far. Now we'd like to ask that you head over to http://saveourfigtrees.weebly.com and sign the official City of Wanneroo petition. Spread the word! And please keep checking the website for updates - we may need your help at a special electors' meeting.
July 25
For the latest on the trees, please visit http://saveourfigtrees.weebly.com
July 17
Here's the latest: I've asked our local councillor (Brett Treby) to consider a rescission motion to modify the trees. We're suggesting that the trees be thinned out - particularly on the east side, where they're causing the most trouble - and maintained, but NOT REMOVED. Let's hope he agrees to this rescission motion, as it's the best chance we've got of saving these beautiful old trees.
July 3
We are now live!

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  • Sue Braidwood
    Sue Braidwood Australia
    Aug 06, 2015
    Aug 06, 2015
    The Fig and Ficus trees in Wanneroo are part of the history of the area, come on City of Wanneroo...manage them!!!
  • Mat
    Apr 20, 2015
    Apr 20, 2015
    save the trees
  • Anna Smith
    Anna Smith India, Kolkata
    Dec 11, 2014
    Dec 11, 2014
    Bootstreeservices is a company, which deals on excellent cutting of trees. If a branch leaning in the neighbor’s property, then you do not worry. Our Gold Coast Tree Services and equipments are advanced and effective to remove the clutter. The clients will get extensive result and our service is done in a perfect manner. We believe in patience and our staffs are experienced to give you patience. They analyze the area and the way to cut the branches. This help them take precaution measure and not to damage other’s property.

    Gold Coast Tree Services are affordable and we do not charge more. You will get genuine service from our experienced staffs. They use all types’ of precaution measures and accordingly provide the same. We value the need of our clients and accordingly serve them. We have many success stories and we do not disappoint others in the matter of tree cutting service. It is a risky job, but we use protective measures to bring smile on the face of the clients.
  • Alex Jones
    Alex Jones Australia, Nedlands
    Jul 24, 2014
    Jul 24, 2014
    The trees look beautiful and healthy. It would be a great pity to thin them out and reduce wildlife habitat. Many trees in the metro area have been badly thinned out and have lost their appeal leaving lots of bare branches. It would be best to engage a qualified arboricultural consultant to provide sound advice before any work is done to these wonderful public assets.

    Looking around Perth there are quite a few diseased and tired trees. This stand looks great! I just can't see what the issue is other than someone has most likely been given a lot of wood-chipping to proceed with as of Monday. This was the scenario at Manning Rd. in the City of Canning that eventually led to the trashing of 168 wonderful tree, and for no substantiated reason!.

    Considering there is no footpath under the trees where most of the litter falls, sweeping up litter on any nearby paving shouldn't be such a problem for the City. It would certainly be much cheaper than the cost of destroying the trees and adversely affecting local real estate values by many thousands of dollars. Did Councillors even consider the many Tree Benefits to the health of the community from this extraordinary stand of trees?
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Signatures

  • 9 months ago
    Sue Braidwood Australia
    9 months ago
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    Mat Canada
    1 year ago
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    Nancy Roussy
    1 year ago
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    Jasmine
    2 years ago
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    Kenny
    2 years ago
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    Jacqui & Rod innis
    2 years ago
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    Tracy Rendel
    2 years ago
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    Keith Rendel
    2 years ago
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    Lisa Harrison
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    Maddison Stanley Australia
    2 years ago
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    Michelle Milgate
    2 years ago
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    Sharlene Stankey
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    Jenny Alford
    2 years ago
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    Graeme Peach
    2 years ago
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    John Leake
    2 years ago
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