Native Vegetation Protection


The free Indigenous Plants of Latrobe City(PDF, 5MB) revegetation guide provides comprehensive native plant lists for the four planting zones in Latrobe City; flooding riparian flats, dry foothill forest, plains woodland and damp forests. It can be picked up in hard copy format at any of service centre.

For advice on:

or contact:

  • Latrobe City Council Environmental Sustainability Officer 1300 367 700
  • Latrobe Catchment Landcare Network Coordinator 1300 094 262
  • Department of Environment and Primary Industries 5172 2111

Council tree planting activities

Council plant in excess of 10,000 plants every year to offset our fleet vehicle emissions. The planting is made up of local indigenous species, one quarter trees and three quarters understory plants. Planting locations are planned to enhance our waterways, to protect and enhance existing remnant vegetation and to improve the connectivity of our native vegetation which provides important movement corridors for our wildlife. Some planting activity is done on National Tree Day, but most  planting is through our revegetation programs on select creeks and waterways in Latrobe City Council.

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