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LEAF Puts Down New Roots in Ajax

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This Earth Day, LEAF has a very exciting announcement to make: we’re expanding the Backyard Tree Planting Program to Ajax!
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The Great Toronto Tree Hunt

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One of the most exciting parts about working at LEAF is when the opportunity arises to work on new projects, events and partnerships. For the past few months, I have been working on something that includes all three – and now I finally get to talk about it!
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Students Take Action to Fight EAB

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Did you know that an insect called the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is set to kill over 2.8 million ash trees across York Region in the next few years? LEAF is working in partnership with the Government of Ontario and York Region to educate students and help them take action through our Youth EAB Ambassador pilot program. Together we’ll plant new native trees and shrubs to fight EAB and restore our urban forest.
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March Break Maple Tree Tour

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When I was growing up, there was no better way to say goodbye to winter than with a trip to the sugar bush. The remaining snow made the perfect base for hot maple taffy, and the bright sun, new maple buds and running sap were the ultimate signs that spring was on its way.
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Maple Leaf Forever - Canada’s Flowers

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At Todmorden Mills, a small shed protected the remaining pieces of the Maple Leaf Forever Tree. On a cold February day, prospective designers took turns in that shed, looking for inspiration. There, in the corner, was a large piece calling our name. This was the beginning for the Ontario Wood Carvers Association - we had the wood, but we still had to decide what to do with it.
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