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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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Celebrating National Tree Day in York Region

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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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LEAF Branches Out: Full Service Planting Program in Northern York Region

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Serviceberry
We are excited to announce the launch of LEAF's Full Service Planting Program in Northern York Region!
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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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Plant for luck

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buckeye leaf
We all know rabbit feet and four-leaf clovers have brought people peace of mind for centuries. Early settlers and travellers would carry talismans for good fortune and health. But did you know one of the popular charms when the Canada and the U.S. were young was the rare Ohio buckeye nut, known to bring wisdom and ward off rheumatism?
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