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Glenn Abuja, an Urban Forest Champion!

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© 2016 David Slaughter/LEAF
Reaching an amazing milestone of over 60 volunteer hours, Glenn is our latest Urban Forest Champion!
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Newmarket Edible Tree Tour: My three most memorable moments!

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2017 Newmarket Edible Tree Tour
This summer, I had the pleasure of returning to the beautiful Town of Newmarket to co-host an Edible Tree Tour with an incredible team of people. Together with local residents, we learned, laughed, told stories, and explored the town! Here are my three most memorable moments from that beautiful, sunny morning!
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Barbara Anderson, an Urban Forest Champion!

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© 2011 Barbara Anderson
Upon our first meeting, I knew there was something very special about Barbara! She was inquisitive about trees, supportive of all those around her, and eager to roll up her sleeves to get started! Barbara Anderson is this month’s Urban Forest Champion!
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Mississauga Residents Discover Hidden Gems!

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© 2017 Tooba Shakeel/LEAF
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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