Gandolfo Gardens trees axed despite vocal community protest

At 5am this monrning LXRP contractors John Holland and Active Tree Services moved in to Gandolfo Gardens with a dozen members of the Victoria Police. Despite some of the trees having possum nests, there were no wildlife officers present on site. Throughout the day trees were axed despite a vocal community presence. Vanessa Flynn described: … Continue reading Gandolfo Gardens trees axed despite vocal community protest

Heatwave temporarily saves Gandolfo Gardens trees from the axe

Extremely hot weather saved Gandolfo Gardens last week from the chainsaw massacre directed by LXRP. Temperatures late last week reached the low to mid 40s, conditions far too dangerous to work outside. The irony is the mature trees they want to axe help reduce the temperatures in the local area micro-climate due to the shade … Continue reading Heatwave temporarily saves Gandolfo Gardens trees from the axe

Moreland Leader: Stopped in its tracks…(well so far)

There was a picket at Gandolfo Gardens all day to Save the Trees. 113 trees are going to be cuhopped down because LXRP do not want to consider alternative construction technologies with a small footprint or move the station slightly south. The Moreland Leader covered the picket in this story: Stopped in its tracks: Moreland … Continue reading Moreland Leader: Stopped in its tracks…(well so far)

Media Release: Coburg community rallies to save 113 trees

What: Community Rally at Gandolfo Gardens When: Sunday October 20th 2pm Photos: Hi Res photos available from Upfield Corridor Coalition album Members of the Brunswick and Coburg communities and some well-known local identities will rally together this Sunday to protest a Victorian Government plan to destroy more than 100 trees in a Heritage Reserve. The … Continue reading Media Release: Coburg community rallies to save 113 trees

Save the Trees Community Rally and March October 20

100+ trees will be chopped down at Moreland Station and This elevated rail won’t improve much for cycling and walking unless we fight! Time is running out to impact design of the level-crossing removals. Join us! When: 2pm, Sunday 20 October 2019 Where: Meet Gandolfo Gardens, West side of Moreland Station Download the Flyer Share … Continue reading Save the Trees Community Rally and March October 20