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Botanic collection — Sherwood Arboretum

Brisbane City Council’s Sherwood Arboretum features one of Brisbane's best collections of Australian native trees. This spatial dataset includes detailed profiles on over 1,000 trees and shrubs from over 250 species located at Sherwood Arboretum.

Sherwood Arboretum (a collection of trees) is part of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens collection. This heritage-listed site was established for Australian native trees and officially opened on World Forestry Day on 21 March 1925. Find out more about the history of Sherwood Arboretum on the Brisbane City Council website.

Covering an area of 15 hectares the site features several botanic collections including riverine, dry rainforest, dry sclerophyll, fig avenue, freshwater wetlands, and the main attraction being a grand avenue of 72 kauri pines. Find out more about the botanic collections in Sherwood Arboretum on the Brisbane City Council website.

Sherwood Arboretum is located at 87 Jolimont Street, Sherwood. The park is approximately 20 minutes from Brisbane City by car. Find out about getting to Sherwood Arboretum on the Brisbane City Council website.

This dataset uses Brisbane City Council's Open Spatial Data website to provide extra features for viewing and downloading the data. The first two resources in this dataset are labelled HTML and they each have a Go to button. Clicking a Go to button will open a web page in a new tab. The Go to button on the first resource will open our Open Spatial Data website that provides many features for viewing, interacting with, and downloading data. The Go to button on the second resource will open the ArcGIS REST Services Directory website and display the spatial metadata for the dataset. Most of our spatial datasets have four more resources. The four resources are labelled: CSV, GeoJSON, SHP, and KML, and all four have a Download button. Clicking the Download button on the CSV resource will download the attribute data in a table. Clicking the Download button on the GeoJSON, SHP or KML resource will download the data in a spatial file.

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Field Value
Date Published 31/01/2020
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Attribution See resource preview
Update Frequency Biennially