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Why Would You Donate to LEAF’s Urban Forest Fund?

Posted by Janet McKay /
We all have our own reason for donating to LEAF’s Urban Forest Fund – most of them start with a personal connection to a special tree, park or natural area – but all donors want to ensure that our urban forest continues to grow, and they believe that through LEAF’s programs, we can collectively make a difference.
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Thinning the Untamed Garden

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Elderberry, dogwood, serviceberry and rose, along with many other native shrubs and perennials, were planted only a few years ago at the St. Clair subway entrance. In that short time, the garden has flourished into an urban jungle of the greenest persuasion and the time has come for a little taming.
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Spreading lots of LEAFy love in 2014!!

Posted by Erin MacDonald /
On a lovely October evening, the courtyard next to the Wychwood Barns twinkled with little lights and the wood-fired oven warmly rumbled. Home-made pizzas were being assembled by LEAF’s team of core volunteers and cooked to perfection by staff and board members.
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A bright new mural sparks LEAFy curiosity!

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Painting the LEAF Mural
What was a rather uninspiring and inconspicuous concrete wall next to the LEAF Learning Garden entrance has been dramatically transformed into a bright and colourful LEAF landmark, increasing awareness of our pocket of native plants in Wychwood Barns Park.
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Celebrating National Tree Day in York Region

Posted by Melissa Williams /
On a sunny Wednesday morning last month, LEAF partnered with over 75 employees from PowerStream and Ontario Power Generation to plant more than 300 trees and shrubs in Marita Payne Park in the City of Vaughan.
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