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5 Things I’ve Learned about Wild Bees

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Western Bumblebee
Like many people, I had a general understanding of the role of bees as pollinators and threats they are facing today. However, Dr. Sheila Colla’s Let It Bee presentation deepened my understanding of wild (native) bees versus honey bees which are cultivated and have been imported from Europe. I walked away learning concrete steps I can take to support native bees in my community!
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Students Motivate Family and Friends to Plant

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LEAF is working in York Region to educate students about Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and what they can do to help replace trees that will be lost.
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Learning to Prune with LEAF

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Pruning at Saint Clair Station
I've always been intimidated by pruning. As an amateur gardener, I worried that I wouldn't have the right equipment, or that I would prune at the wrong time, or make some other mistake that would damage or kill the plant.
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Top Five Reasons to get a Rain barrel

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Rain barrels are economical, easy to use, and provide lots of benefits! Here are five great reasons to set up your own rain barrel today.
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Meet Tooba, the newest member of the LEAF team!

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Forest canopy
Trees and connecting people with trees – my two passions in life which come together so beautifully at LEAF. LEAF is an organization that I’ve admired and learned from for years and now I am so happy to say that I get to work on LEAF’s Education and Outreach Programs!
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