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Three Ways to Help Wild Bees in the City

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Gypsy Cuckoo bee - photo by Dr Sheila Colla
Can you tell a wild (native) bee from a honey bee? Did you know there’s a difference? Despite their importance, wild bees face unprecedented threats and urban habitats are proving more and more important for their populations. Fortunately there are some simple things you can do to help these vital pollinators!
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We’re All-A-Buzz!

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Bees on goldenrod in the LEAF learning garden
Introducing our brand new Native Bee Kit- making your yard bee-autiful and bee-friendly at the same time!
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Meet Jackie, Newest Member of the LEAF Team!

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Hi urban forest friends! I am super excited to be joining the LEAF team as the Residential Planting Program Coordinator. I first learnt about LEAF through my graduate program and I was so impressed with LEAF’s approach to improving the urban forest and the enthusiasm of the staff that I went home and told my partner I wanted to work for them. A few years later, here I am!
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The Tree of Life

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The tree of life is a widespread mythological symbol crossing all cultures and dating back to ancient times. For some, the tree of life symbolizes immortality and for others it symbolizes a larger connection to life within the cosmos. In arboriculture though, “the tree of life” is just another common name for the eastern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis).
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Paying Tribute with Trees

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Spring is near! That means so are graduations and weddings. What better way to celebrate these milestones than by leaving a living legacy? Through LEAF’s new Commemoration Program, you can help support the urban forest while honouring special events or people in your life.
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