DEMAND for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program continues with more than 600 applications received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn Murray Valley.
High demand for the program has led to a further extension of its closing date.
Property owners with unwanted fruit trees in residential urban yards now have until the end of November to apply to have them removed at no cost.
The Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program is available in the Campaspe, Greater Shepparton, Strathbogie, Moira and Berrigan shires.
The program is one of several actions identified and implemented by the Goulburn Murray
Applications to have fruit trees removed through the program are available from participating councils.
For information about the Free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program contact the customer service centre at participating councils or visit www.gmv-qldfruitfly.com.au