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Reduce a major health threat in your backyard

Posted by Jacqueline Hamilton /
Did you know the most common type of cancer is almost completely preventable? Despite this, rates of skin cancer are increasing in Canada. The biggest risk factor for developing skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from the sun, and everyone, regardless of skin type, is at risk. There is a simple action we can take to reduce our risk.
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How to become a Tree Tender

Posted by Natasha Keshavjee /
What is the first thing you notice when you look at a tree? For me, it’s their strong trunks that extend into branches, from which beautiful canopies emerge. Aside from admiring their beauty and receiving their benefits, I realized I didn’t really know much about trees.
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Leslieville Tree Festival brings trees, people, arts and the Leslieville community together!

Posted by Tooba Shakeel /
Singing, dancing, laughing and enjoying a glorious Saturday afternoon in the heart of Leslieville - our annual Leslieville Tree Festival, organized in partnership with Councillor Paula Fletcher, was another spectacular hit!
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LEAF’s New Tree Guardian!

Posted by Natasha Keshavjee /
Trees have always made me feel blissful and loved. I want others to experience those feelings and develop an appreciation for everything they do for us!
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The results are in! Schools win greening prizes in EAB contest

Posted by Melissa Williams /
June 3, 2016 marked the end of the spring contest in our Youth EAB Ambassador Program. Students from nine schools across York Region had been competing to get trees and shrubs planted in their communities in order to mitigate the effects of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer.
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