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Discovering edible gems hidden within Newmarket’s urban forest!

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On July 16th, I started a bright Saturday morning by co-hosting an Edible Tree Tour for a very engaged group of York Region residents!
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Two very precious trees: Jacqui’s Story

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This spring, I had the honour of meeting Jacqui, a two-time LEAF tree owner. Both of Jacqui’s trees have such sentimental meaning that I wanted to share her story with you!
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Water - the secret to life

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Want to know the secret to life on Earth? It’s water! Without it nothing can survive. Did you know that there is an art to providing adequate water to newly planted trees?
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Make your yard healthier with shade

Posted by Jacqueline Hamilton /
Did you know skin cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer? Despite this, rates of skin cancer are increasing in Canada. The biggest risk factor for developing skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from the sun, and everyone, regardless of skin type, is at risk. There is a simple action we can take to reduce our risk.
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How to become a Tree Tender

Posted by Natasha Keshavjee /
What is the first thing you notice when you look at a tree? For me, it’s their strong trunks that extend into branches, from which beautiful canopies emerge. Aside from admiring their beauty and receiving their benefits, I realized I didn’t really know much about trees.
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