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Victoria Park Community Has Say on Town’s Urban Forest Strategy

November 21, 2017

The community has had its say on an urban forest strategy in the Town of Victoria Park after a series of workshops were held during October and November.

Town of Victoria Park Residents Invited to Have Input Into Urban Forest Strategy

October 19, 2017

The community is being invited to have input into an urban forest strategy for the Town of Victoria Park to increase the tree canopy and vegetation around the area.

Trees lopped at Lathlain Oval as Eagles’ nest starts construction

August 17, 2016

TREES have started tumbling at Lathlain Oval, marking the start of construction for the new West Coast Eagles’ headquarters.

Tears shed as Lathlain Park trees make way for West Coast redevelopment

August 17, 2016

THE fight to save trees at Lathlain Park appears to be over after some of them were removed to make way for the West Coast Eagles, who will make their home at the ground.

Town of Vic Park stumps up for Lathlain Park tree plan

August 15, 2016

THE Town of Victoria Park will develop an Urban Forest Strategy after criticism from some residents about the impact of the Lathlain Park redevelopment.

Lathlain residents stand against Eagles' tree-felling plan

July 27, 2016

Lathlain residents, aghast at 98 big trees being earmarked for felling to make way for new Eagles headquarters, have ramped up pressure on their council to renegotiate details of West Coast's lease.

Residents fight to keep Lathlain Park trees

July 25, 2016

Angry Lathlain residents at Lathlain Park last week, protesting the planned removal of 98 mature trees to make way for a second oval to be built on the site, which they say is unnecessary

Eagles Look for New Nest

June 29, 2016

Joining 'The Mag' is Victoria Park Urban Tree Network Organiser Peter Melrosa and Lathlain Precinct Project Manager Warren Bow to discuss the situation.

Eagles' treeless nest approved at Lathlain

June 21, 2016

The Town of Victoria Park has endorsed the West Coast Eagles' proposal to cut down 98 mature trees at Lathlain Park despite the lack of a final development proposal for their new "nest".

Concerns about Lathlain Park redevelopment fails to sway Vic Park council decision

June 22, 2016

RESIDENTS from as far as Joondalup and Karrinyup were among those fighting to stop a Victoria Park council decision for the Lathlain Park redevelopment.

West Coast Eagles plan new 'nest' in Lathlain - minus the trees

June 17, 2016

Residents are horrified by the West Coast Eagles' proposal to cut down 98 mature trees from Lathlain Park despite still having no final development plan for their new "nest".

Lathlain trees for the chop

June 19, 2016

Lathlain locals angry at seeing the suburb’s biggest continuous tree canopy slashed have accused the council of “rolling the red carpet out” for the West Coast Eagles at the community’s expense.

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