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Tree Tenders Appreciation Day 2017

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©2017 Sammy Tangir / LEAF
On Saturday, October 21st we spent a beautiful day in the York Region Forest with some of our dedicated LEAF volunteers and Backyard Tree Planting program participants.
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Tenley Conway –An Urban Forest Champion

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©2017 Tenley Conway
Tenley Conway is the most recent member to join the LEAF Board of Directors. In this blog, our Executive Director, Janet McKay interviews Tenley about her experience and her interest in LEAF.
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What Tree Tenders Taught Me

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©2017 Linnaea Mallette/Creative Commons
Tree Tenders is for everyone. From forestry professionals to engaged citizens, this course offers a learning experience for all.
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Students Return to Care for Their Local Urban Forest!

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©2017 David Slaughter / LEAF
On October 13th, students and teachers from Kettle Lakes Public School returned to Grovewood Park, Richmond Hill to plant trees and tend to the trees and shrubs they planted the previous year.
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Three native shrubs adored by bees

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©2016 Brenna Anstett/LEAF
The benefits of trees are countless, including being a great source of pollen and nectar to our native bees. Yet a tree may not be suitable for everyone. If you’re interested in helping our bees thrive but don’t have space for a tree, consider planting shrubs instead! They are perfect for smaller spaces and come with an array of benefits!
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