Our directory brings together many people and organisations involved making our urban areas more sustainable - including residents, councils, business, researchers, environmental movements, social justice organisations and more.
Nature Strip Projects are the first step towards greening our cities. They can be started at minimal cost without delay.
Gardens For Wildlife and other organisations aiming to build community knowledge about biodiverse native wildlife and habitat and encourage people to plant better in private gardens.
Community Nurseries and Micro-forests are organised community projects to transform larger pieces of unused urban land. They require funding or fundraising and appropriate permissions from Councils.
Food Growing and Food Security – food growing in home gardens and balconies.
Community Nurseries provide plants and advice specific to your region
Professional Services including consultants, designers, organisers. If you support the aims of the Shady Lanes Project you can list your services here.
Gardening and Landscaping Services including small business and social enterprises
Council Policies Every Council has a different policy for verge gardens or nature strips – it is important to check yours before you begin.
Research includes research that influenced this project and research you may need to develop yours or support grant applications. Researches in any relevant field are welcome to post details of their research and research interests.
Causes and Sectors
Urban Design & Active Transport Advocates for better Urban design with streets that are cool, interesting, safe, and shady to encourage active transport.
Health – Physical, Mental & Preventative We all benefit from cooler shaded streets that enable and encourage an active lifestyle. This category is for individuals, professionals, and organisations in any health related field.
Online Community & Discussion Groups social media groups on related topics
Work with us to raise the profile of your cause and provide an easy and inexpensive project that supporters can participate in regardless of isolation. Find out more here