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Young Urban Forest Leaders launch Adopt-A-Park-Tree program in San Romanoway!

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On Sunday, August 14th, a group of LEAF’s Young Urban Forest Leaders organized and led a successful Adopt-a-Park-Tree (AAPT) event at San Romanoway Towers in North York!
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Introducing ShruBEE Bundles (a special fall offer!): Save money AND help native bees!

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Support bees by providing food and habitat
I think shrubs are the bees’ knees, and bees do too! That’s why we’ve decided to do a special fall sale of ‘shruBEE’ bundles – a kit of four shrubs selected to maximize benefits for native bees.
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Conversation with a Tree Tenders graduate: Sammy!

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In my blog post last week, I talked to Lillian, a Tree Tenders graduate, to find out what she’s been up to since taking the course with us last year. This week, I catch up with Sammy, a fourth year student in Ryerson University’s Environment and Urban Sustainability program, to see how she’s been using her tree knowledge lately!
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Conversation with a Tree Tenders Graduate: Lillian!

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As the fall sessions of our Tree Tenders Volunteering Training Program approach, I started wondering about our graduates from last year -- what have they have been up to and are they still connected with trees? To my luck, two graduates, Lillian and Sammy, generously offered to gave me a glimpse into their lives as Tree Tenders!
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Bloordale Adopt-A-Street-Tree Launch

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Local residents, business owners, City of Toronto Staff and LEAF staff and volunteers met last Thursday, July 21st at Susan Tibaldi Parkette for a tree tour that celebrated the new Adopt-A-Street-Tree project in the Bloordale community. The project encourages community members to become active in caring for the street trees that were planted on Bloor Street by the City of Toronto in 2014. By the end of the tour, the program gained several new street tree adopters- fascinated by what they learned and ready to care for some trees!
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