Two Million Trees Project

This $14m contract involved managing and implementing the largest peri-urban reforestation project in Australia. Our role involved taking responsibility for concurrently managing 54 discrete project sites, ensuring that planting design and implementation met QLD regional Ecosystem objectives.

Project Summary

The Water and Carbon Group was engaged by the Brisbane City Council to design, manage and implement the Brisbane 2 Million Trees project; the largest peri-urban reforestation project in Australia.

WCG was responsible for planting over two million trees over  54 project sites concurrently and ensuring that planting  design and implementation adhered to the Queensland  Regional Ecosystems and met multiple objectives. The one millionth tree was planted in mid 2010.

54

sites visited throughout the project

2000000

individual trees planted

Project Summary

The Water and Carbon Group was engaged by the Brisbane City Council to design, manage and implement the Brisbane 2 Million Trees project; the largest peri-urban reforestation project in Australia.

WCG was responsible for planting over two million trees over  54 project sites concurrently and ensuring that planting  design and implementation adhered to the Queensland  Regional Ecosystems and met multiple objectives. The one millionth tree was planted in mid 2010.

Solution

Our involvement in the project includes the following:

  • Contract management
  • Land acquisition
  • Stakeholder and private landholder negotiation
  • Site identification
  • Site assessment
  • Project approvals
  • Reforestation and establishment
Largescale tubestock planting
Largescale tubestock planting

Outcomes

The project achieved the following outcomes:

  • Enhancement of Brisbane’s unique flora and fauna
  • Healthier local waterways from treatment of stormwater flows
  • Enhanced local air quality from the capture of airborne particulates
  • Improved local amenity and climate regulation.
  • Substantial carbon sequestration

54

sites visited throughout the project

2000000

individual trees planted

Largescale tubestock planting
Largescale tubestock planting
2 Million Trees community planting day
2 Million Trees community planting day
2MT planting sites throughout SEQ
2MT planting sites throughout SEQ

Creating a lasting positive impact on the environment.

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