UMAA was conceptualized for a need to establish an alliance between the community, private sector and local government to come together in a (to form) a cooperative comradeship to safeguard our urban forests.
UMAA aims to
- protect our urban forests and public trees by way of communication between us, the local government and private contractors
- work with local government to achieve a higher standard of arboricultural practices in the Blue Mountains
- ensure our urban forest are protected by means of updating of the Significant Tree Register