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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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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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Helen Godfrey, an inspiring champion of Toronto’s urban forest!

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A defender of Toronto’s urban forest, Helen Godfrey, has helped mobilize citizens of Toronto to bring much needed attention to pressing issues while providing a large, echoing voice to trees in the city.
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Student Champions Help Grow Richmond Hill's Urban Forest

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October 13th was gorgeous a fall day and an inspiring event with students and teachers from Kettle Lakes Public School, who helped us plant 300 trees and shrubs in Grovewood Park, Richmond Hill.
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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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