We all know that trees soften the hard edges of the built urban environment, whilst sustaining a wide variety of earthlings that sooth our sensibilities. Yet… urban trees and their associated living habitats are misunderstood, when it comes to urban planning and the role living structures play in sustaining a sense of place and overall well-being.

Jess Klajman of the 2SER-FM Weekend Breakfast show spoke with Colleen Sutherland, organiser of the recent ‘Rethinking the Urban Forest’ forum held at Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville.

You can listen to Colleen Sutherland’s interview at the ‘Urban Forest’ Forum link on 2SER-FM here.