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The Great White Pine of Glendon Forest

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One of the first natural areas I visited when I started working with the City of Toronto 16 years ago was Glendon Forest. For many years, in my capacity as a Natural Environment Specialist with Parks, Forestry and Recreation, I planned and implemented ecological restoration projects in Toronto's Upper Don Watershed.
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A Jane’s Walk in Celebration of Trees

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On May 2nd I had a huge treat: LEAF asked me to co-lead a Jane’s Walk to launch the Great Toronto Tree Hunt. When Janet McKay and I led a large crowd of keen tree-hunters through East York’s “Golden Triangle” neighbourhood, we found the treasures included people as well as trees.
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Meet the latest member of the LEAF team!

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Growing up in the concrete jungle that is Toronto, I realize just how lucky we are to have such a vast urban forest. When wandering through the vast system of ravines, you really start to forget that you’re in the middle of Canada’s largest city. We are lucky, both within and just outside of Toronto, to have a wonderful natural environment, one that we must preserve.
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Memoir of a Mississauga tree planting affair

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The One Million Trees Mississauga tree planting event on April 25, 2015 was already busily underway when I arrived. Three- foot-tall trees were being planted around the perimeter of a permanent vegetable garden and along Little Etobicoke Creek outside of Iceland Arena in Mississauga.
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Mississauga Tree Tour

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Last Saturday, we turned over a new LEAF with our first-ever tree tour in Mississauga! The City of Mississauga invited us to join their Earth Day celebration event, part of their One Million Trees Mississauga campaign.
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