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More trees are expected to be saved in the state government’s upcoming urban greening strategy for the Perth and Peel regions, with the property industry backing the move.

The government will develop the ‘Urban Greening Strategy’ to enhance tree canopy through measures including education and awareness, measurement and reporting, and grants.

Today’s announcement has been met with support from property industry groups for a more consistent policy on urban greenery.

The Urban Development Institute of Australia WA has backed the development of the Urban Greening Strategy, calling it a win for the environment and communities across Perth and Peel

UDIA WA policy and strategy director Sarah Macaulay said a more coordinated approach to increasing urban tree canopy was welcomed by industry.

To read the article in full, including comments from UDIA WA Executive Director Strategy & Policy Sarah Macaulay, click here.