TARGET 3008

Docklands Target 3008 Project Report

Docklands Target 3008 Project Report

Here are the Urban Reforestation reports on our Target 3008 project at Docklands, Melbourne, supported by the Victorian Government's Sustainability Fund and a large amount of in-kind support. 

Celebrating Urban Reforestation

Celebrating Urban Reforestation

Last night’s celebration dinner by Urban Reforestation was a success by anyone’s standard - good food and good company.  The William Anglis team in charge of the event, Catchy Events, converted the shell of Urban Reforestation’s store to an artistic hall decorated with blossoms and candles. Guests included representatives from Vic Urban, the City of Melbourne, Landcare Australia, Melbourne City School, Parks Victoria, Docklands News, Docklands TV and the RMIT Centre for Design to name but a few, all brought together by the common interest of sustainability and Urban Reforestation’s efforts in the field.

Urban Reforestation: Finalist Peter Szental Award for Sustainability Entrepreneurship

Urban Reforestation: Finalist Peter Szental Award for Sustainability Entrepreneurship

Urban Reforestation is announced a finalist in the Peter Szental Award for Sustainability Entrepreneurship with the UNAA. 19 May 2011

The United Nations Association of Australia today announces the finalists in this year’s national World Environment Day Awards.

Beauty and Sustainable Design

Beauty and Sustainable Design

What is beauty? How do we come to appreciate it? What does it mean to be beautiful? We all understand the idea of beauty in different ways, and would all agree that it’s a good thing – but what is it really?  According the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, beauty is “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit”. So, something that is pleasing to the senses.

Docklands Target 3008 Storyboard

Docklands Target 3008 Storyboard

How well do you know the people around you? These days with increasing use in technology, people often find themselves socially removed from the people closest to them.  The Story board is a new project that is being developed by Urban Reforestation as part of Target 3008, supported by the Victorian Government Sustainability Fund.