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Identifying trees in Milne Hollow

Posted by Jessica Piskorowski /
Milne Hollow Tree Identification Tour
This season, LEAF and City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation teamed up to provide tours, workshops, plantings, and mulching events at one of Toronto’s least known but most spectacular naturalized spaces – Milne Hollow.
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Discovering Baker's Woods

Posted by Mark Sherman /
Baker's Woods
This past Sunday morning I represented LEAF at the Official Opening of Baker's Woods. There to spread the word about our Back Yard Tree Planting Program in Vaughan, I was lucky to have the opportunity to get to check out this exciting and unique environmental and cultural site in the heart of the city.
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Last Child In the Woods

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Kids planting trees
Accolades for the book Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder pour in from around the world. Will Rogers, now the president of the Trust for Public Land in the USA wrote “Anyone who cares about the future should heed Richard Louv’s prophetic message… Last Child in the Woods should be on every conservationist’s – and every parent’s – bookshelf.” I agree.
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Species profile: Canadian hemlock

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Cone of the Canadian hemlock
Who doesn't love a good hemlock? The Canadian hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a native conifer tree with a good pyramidal form that makes it ideal for use as a privacy screen.
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Fall and winter tree care

Posted by Janet McKay /
Maple leaf in the fall
It's the first day of fall and our first day of planting, so I wanted to take an opportunity to share some tips on caring for your trees. As the leaves turn to a beautiful display of colour overhead, let's all work together to keep our urban forest healthy.
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