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May is turning into June, and we will be busy!

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LEAF at busy event
Find out where to find LEAF as we transition from May into June and discover lots of great environmental and community events around the City!
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Top Five Things I Learned as an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Ambassador

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Ash Leaf
Many of us hope to make some sort of positive difference in the world. After more than a year in the EAB trenches, here’s a list of what I learned trying to save ash trees…
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EAB Ambassadors: What making a difference looks like

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Ash tree leaf
It was a race against the clock this past summer – spreading the word about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was crucial before the window for treatment closed for the year on August 31st. For ash already infested or at high risk of infestation, summer 2013 was potentially the last year in which treatment would be a viable option in Toronto, yet many homeowners remained unaware of the issue. With 860,000 ash trees in Toronto at risk of dying due to EAB infestation, immediate action was required.
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National Tree Day Celebration Event in York Region

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National Forest Week
With over 700,000 ash trees in York Region’s urban areas at risk of infestation and death due to the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), planting new trees is more important than ever. This year on National Tree Day, we visited the home of Markham resident David Susilo, who is doing his part to help our urban forest by planting a tree through LEAF’s Backyard Tree Planting Program.
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Part One)

Posted by Jane Clark /
emerald ash borer
Before I begin, I should tell you that I’m not really much of a “joiner.” As a result, I was a little shocked to find myself organizing a campaign in my west-end neighbourhood this summer to battle the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and save ash trees.
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