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It's Not Goodbye, It's See Yah Later!

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Amy and Staff at the BFF Social
As the leaves turn and reach their end, so too must I. A little melodramatic? Perhaps. I was one of LEAF's Residential Planting Program Assistants for the past eight months, but now it is time for me to move on. As a way of saying adieu, I want to share a little bit about my experience with LEAF this year.
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LEAF Branches Out: Full Service Planting Program in Northern York Region

Posted by Melissa Williams /
Serviceberry
We are excited to announce the launch of LEAF's Full Service Planting Program in Northern York Region!
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I like to volunteer, some would say a lot.

Posted by Amy Fedrigo /
Amy in the woods
Moving back to Toronto from British Columbia in my mid-20s left me looking for ways to get out into the city and meet new people. Immediately, I thought “CATS!”
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The tales of an urban tree planter

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Backyard Tree Planting
Like most people from the countryside, I grew up thinking a forest was just a big patch of trees in the middle of nowhere. But after completing my degree in Geography and Environmental Governance, I became more versed in the complexities of forest ecosystems and started tree planting for the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority. Later, working with LEAF, I began to wrap my head around the idea that cities have forests too!
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Conserving Energy: The Benefits of Shrubs

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Serviceberry
Many of us know the basic importance of planting trees and shrubs in our yards: they improve air quality, help to reduce air temperature, intercept and store rainwater, provide privacy, are aesthetically pleasing and can even increase property values! But did you know planting shrubs in your backyard can actually help to conserve energy and save you money?
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