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Tree Tending around the World

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Chang in a Pear Tree
Since I took LEAF’s Tree Tenders Volunteer Training Program two years ago, my life has literally been uprooted -- and, thankfully, is now being transplanted into better soil!
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So many great Earth Week events!

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It’s earth week! Here at LEAF we are going to be busy celebrating our planet!
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More Than Mulch

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“It’s too windy. Let’s get the 10:40 ferry.” says Tyler Ganton in an early morning text. With winds at 45 km an hour the trees heave leeward and seem to approach their breaking point with every gust. This is a perfect example of the too-dangerous-to-climb-into-the-canopy-and-hang-from-the-branches type of conditions that I’ve become familiar with over this past year. As arborists, we have no choice but to wait to cross from the Toronto Island to the yards and trees that await us.
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Turning Over a New Leaf

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Matthew Higginson
I started with LEAF back in 2008 as a volunteer. I can remember sitting down with Janet in the Bathurst Street office – an old converted warehouse filled with filing cabinets, old desks, pieces of wood and a modest team. There was Liza, the Volunteer Coordinator who was cool and organized. Todd with his great sense of humour and a personality that just made you want to be around him and learn as much as you could. They invited me out on a subzero night to attend their annual fundraiser and in the brightly lit Gladstone ballroom, I found a group that seemed to all be on the same page.
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From the Zoo to the Forest

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Lisa Moore
My interest in environmental issues and conservation started at a young age, so I’m excited to join LEAF as one of their new Residential Planting Programs Assistants!
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