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Lessons from Tree Tenders Training

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© 2017 Patrick Gurges\LEAF
As a recent graduate of our Tree Tenders Volunteer Training program, Laura shares reflections on her experience and lessons learned.
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Mississauga Residents Discover Hidden Gems!

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© 2017 Tooba Shakeel/LEAF
As part of the City of Mississauga’s Earth Day celebrations, local residents discovered some urban forest gems hiding in plain sight in beautiful Mississauga Valley Park!
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The bur oak – a biodiversity giant

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Bur, blue, and mossycup, all names for the same oak (Quercus macrocarpa) tree. As a common oak in Ontario, chances are you’ll see one in the urban forest if you take a closer look around... or above you!
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Students Spread Tree Love on Earth Day 2017!

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In 2015, LEAF worked with students and teachers of Lake Simcoe Public School, the Town of Georgina and the Regional Municipality of York to plant 150 native trees and shrubs in Thornlodge Park. This year, we returned with the students to care for the trees and shrubs already planted, and to add even more!
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New technology brings LEAF arborist to your yard – virtually!

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LEAF-y friends, we have some exciting news! This spring, we are offering virtual consultations as part of our Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Tree Planting Program available to residents of York Region and Toronto.
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