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Mississauga Residents Discover Hidden Gems!

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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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Inspiring others from her own yard – Susana Van Bochove is an Urban Forest Champion!

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Stepping in to her lovely yard, it’s clear to see that Susana champions a healthy urban forest. She truly leads by example! In a typical GTA neighbourhood surrounded by houses with vast lawns and few native plantings, Susana’s yard looks like a refuge for native wildlife.
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