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Tree Tenders sprouting in new communities!

Posted by Lauren Brown /
Take LEAF’s Tree Tenders Volunteer Training program this fall and discover a whole new way of looking at our city! You won’t able to walk down your street without spotting the native species, the giant white oak (or is it a bur oak?) around the corner from your house, or those newly planted trees in the park that would love a good mulching.
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What’s what? A sunny afternoon tree tour

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This past Saturday, a handful of curious Torontonians and fellow LEAF volunteers embarked on a very sunny tree identification tour at the Don Valley Brick Works. Led by LEAF arborist Brenna Anstett, the group learned all about what differentiates trees from one another by observing and interacting with the natural environment.
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OPG helps LEAF Go Electric!

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Today, we are thrilled to announce the generous donation of a Nissan Leaf electric car from long-time supporting partner Ontario Power Generation (OPG).
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Bumbles at Bathurst

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On a sunny afternoon stroll through Seaton Village, I stumbled upon a happening party – so many bees buzzing around getting drunk on pollen.
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The American Chestnut: Extinct or Returning?

Posted by Michael Marcucci /
When I was a child, my brothers and I collected nuts from any horsechestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) we laid eyes on (until a squirrel chewed through the plastic garbage bin where we stored them and stole our stash…). My parents repeatedly told us, “NO, they are not the kind of chestnuts we can roast and eat.”
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