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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Wychwood Barns Park
601 Christie St

Toronto, Ontario, M6G 4C7

 

Join us as we welcome spring by mulching the trees in Wychwood Barns Park! Woodchip mulch will improve the health of newly planted trees by conserving water, adding organic matter to the soil and suppressing weeds.  The event will start with a short ceremony to thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support of LEAF’s programs. 

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Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Oak Ridges Community Centre
12895 Bayview Ave.

Richmond Hill, , L4E 3G2

 

This multi-day course is designed for individuals who want to gain tree-related knowledge and skills. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about trees and how to properly care for them, then this course for you!

Each session provides basic arboriculture training through a combination of indoor and outdoor instruction, and a group tree planting.

 

Continuing Education Credits:
Environmental Professionals may earn up to four continuing education credits.
ISA-certified arborists may earn up to 13.5 ISA CEUs.

 

Full course dates and times:
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday,May 10, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LEAF and the urban Forest
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 7:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Barbara Frum Library
20 Covington Rd.
(Bathurst St & Lawrence Ave. W.)

Toronto, Ontario, M6A 3C1

 

What is the urban forest and why does it matter? Join us for an introduction to Toronto’s urban forest and the benefits it provides for our city. Find out how you can help it thrive by caring for your own trees and by getting involved in LEAF’s planting, education and stewardship programs.

EAB Ambassador Training Workshop
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.
York Region Administrative Centre
17250 Yonge Street,
Seminar Room

Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 4W5

 

All ash trees in York Region are at risk of dying due to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), including the 700,000 growing in neighborhoods like yours. We must act now to defend our urban forest through treatment and replanting!
Help spread the word! Become an EAB Ambassador. It’s easy and we help you every step of the way!
Learn how to identify ash trees and the signs of EAB, the most effective ways to share information with your neighbours, and about planting programs to get new trees growing in your neighbourhood. All attendees will receive a resource kit. 

 

LEAF’s EAB Ambassador Program and this training workshop are made possible by the support of York Region and Ontario Power Generation.

Tree Tenders Volunteer Training (Toronto)
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Bain Apartments Coop Community Centre
100 Bain Ave

Toronto, Ontario, M4K 1E8

 

This multi-day course is designed for individuals who want to gain tree-related knowledge and skills. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about trees and how to properly care for them, then this course for you!

Each session provides basic arboriculture training through a combination of indoor and outdoor instruction, and a group tree planting.

ISA CEU’s
Pending - Eligible for up to 13.75 ISA CEUs

Full course dates & times:
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 12, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Leslieville Tree Festival poster
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Leslie Grove Park
1158 Queen St E.

Toronto, Ontario, M4M 1L2

 

Join us for the Leslieville Tree Festival in Leslie Grove Park (corner of Queen St E and Jones Ave, Toronto). Featuring green groups and vendors, exciting live performances, a kids’ zone, native plants, local artists and woodworkers, a ceremonial tree planting and tasty local food, this fun-filled celebration of our urban forest includes activities for the whole family!

If you are interested in hosting a table at the event as a business or food vendor, or as a non-profit organization, please click here.

 The Leslieville Tree Festival is presented by LEAF, Councillor Paula Fletcher, Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation and Toronto Hydro.