Water Smart Street Trees – Planning and Design
Join Stormwater Queensland and event partners Citygreen as we discuss how Street Trees can enhance the liveability of a city and the key considerations to factor into design, application and ongoing management.
Comprising keynote presentations from leading experts, this session is an invaluable opportunity to further your knowledge and skills.
Street trees changing role in the liveable city Lyndal Plant, Urban Forester
- Street trees as multifunctional green infrastructure
- Local government directions e.g. prioritising greening/cooling, canopy cover targets, urban forest resilience planning
Design requirements for optimum tree growth – Ben Gooden, Citygreen
- Target shade cover and asset values, against projected time scales, enabled by correct soil volumes/spec, water balance and species selection
- Soils Under Pavements Trials at Bartlett Labs, Charlotte NC, USA
Modelling passively irrigated trees – hydrology and pollutant removal – Sally Boer, E2Designlab
- How to model passively irrigated trees in MUSIC
- Applying the sizing guides: retrofit and greenfield case studies
Observations of the design and performance of passively irrigated street trees – Tim Davies, BCC
- Observations and lessons learnt from different designs of passively irrigated street trees without underdrainage.
- Summary of programs including design considerations, monitoring and costs.
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