Canberra’s Tree Investigation -an agenda for the future protection and management of our treed landscape

Filed under Calendar Event, Event Dates
May ’11
5
5:00 pm

What is Happening:

Presented by Dr Maxine Cooper, Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment, ACT

Dr Cooper’s report on the management of Canberra’s urban trees was released recently. It recognises the values of Canberra’s urban trees and the challenges we face in maintaining them, and recommends significant changes to institutional arrangements and management approaches.

In this lecture, celebrating International Year of Forests, Dr Cooper will outline her agenda for Canberra’s urban trees.

Dr Maxine Cooper is the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment. The Office of the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment provides leadership on environmental sustainability by providing independent scrutiny, reporting and advice. It is committed to advancing practices that sustain and enhance the ACT’s natural environment that are fundamental to the social and economic well-being of the existing and future generations. The Commissioner functions under its own legislation and is independent of government although funded by government.

Where is it On?:

Robertson Lecture Theatre, Building 46e, Australian National University

RSVP?: No

Contact Details:

Diane Jakobasch

T: +61 2 6125 3709

F: +61 2 6125 0746

 

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