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Young Urban Forest Leaders Take To Their Parks!

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Over the past month, LEAF has been working with nine amazing young women through our Young Urban Forest Leaders Program. The program is designed to support young women who want to become urban forest leaders in their communities.
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York Region Students Encourage Tree Planting to Fight EAB

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This spring, with support from the Government of Ontario and York Region, LEAF launched its new Youth EAB Ambassador Program. LEAF provided 11 elementary schools from the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) with in-class workshops that taught students the importance of the urban forest and the threat posed by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).
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Thanks for Celebrating the Great Toronto Tree Hunt!

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On Wednesday June 24, LEAF and partners hosted The Great Toronto Tree Hunt awards ceremony. It was the exciting culmination of the Hunt, which began on earth day (April 22nd) 2015.
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What is a Weed?

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In May, LEAF’s volunteer garden stewards were invited to attend a workshop by the amazing arborist Mark Sherman that dealt with general garden care. We learned a ton of interesting facts about our wonderful trees, the ways in which gardens grow and what weeds really are!
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Great Toronto Tree Hunt – Winners Announced!

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The goal of The Great Toronto Tree Hunt was to engage Torontonians in helping us uncover the beauty and wonder of our urban forest by nominating individual trees that hold special meaning to them. We launched the Hunt on Earth Day, April 22nd, and by the close of our nomination period, June 1st, we had received 390 entries.
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