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We need to be earth warriors!

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There is something so peaceful and satisfying about literally putting your hands in the dirt and creating something so beautiful. Read about volunteer Natasha Keshavjee's experiences stewarding LEAF's Urban Forest Demonstration Garden at the Bathurst TTC Station this summer.
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Tree tending in Bloordale

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This summer the City of Toronto has planted several hundred new trees as a part of the remake of Bloor Street from Christie to Lansdowne. Read about LEAF Tree Tender Graduate Dan Milford-Warren's initiative to ensure survival of the City’s new plantings.
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A Tree Tour Through Rouge Park: An Urban Oasis of Biodiversity

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On a beautiful Wednesday morning, a group of around twenty urban forest enthusiasts met to explore Rouge Park with LEAF and learn more about what makes this majestic park so special. We walked and chatted about biodiversity and the challenges facing Canada’s premier urban wilderness park, while enjoying the warm and sunny weather!
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Protecting Toronto’s Urban Forest

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Toronto Hydro
In June, Toronto Hydro celebrated its 10th year sponsoring the Leslieville Tree Festival. Preserving Toronto’s urban tree canopy is an important part of what we do, as trees lend to the beauty of the city and also help reduce overall energy consumption. Adapting to climate change requires us to balance protecting the urban forest and maintaining service reliability for our customers.
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How to Identify Native Trees in Toronto’s Urban Forest

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Tree Identification Tour
Have you ever wondered what types of trees exist in Toronto’s urban forest? Eager participants gathered at the Don Valley Brickworks to learn how to recognize Toronto’s native trees.
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