• 31-Oct-2017 - Richmond Hill Liberal "Richmond Hill students do part to improve town's urban canopy"
  • 11-Oct-2017 - The Star "Toronto looks to expand tree planting on private properties"
  • 19-Jul-2017 - The Auroran "Get the buzz on your native trees, shrubs and bees"
  • 23-Jun-2017 - Toronto Star "Toronto suffers inchworm infestation for the first time in 17 years"
  • 25-Apr-2017 - Georgina Advocate "Georgina students plant trees with LEAF as part of Earth Day"
  • 25-Apr-2017 - Richmond Hill Liberal "Richmond Hill grows greener with tree, shrub planting programs"
  • 19-Apr-2017 - Newmarket Era "Newmarket wants to help residents go green for Earth Day"
  • 11-Apr-2017 - The Bulletin "New technology brings LEAF arborist to your yard –virtually!"
  • 30-Mar-2017 - Metro News "Growing an interest in urban forestry for Toronto women"
  • 19-Mar-2017 - Cambridge Times "New ideas get City Green thinking"
  • 4-Jan-2017 - Toronto Star "Toronto seen to be green in tree-canopy mapping of cities around the world"
  • 4-Jan-2017 - Metro News "Toronto's urban canopy beats London's but trails Vancouver's."


  • 29-Dec-2016 - The Globe and Mail "Out on a Limb"
  • 5-Dec-2016 - Torontoist "Why Toronto's Urban Forest is a Critical Infrastructure Asset."
  • 9-Nov-2016 - Fairchild TV "November 9 [Trees] Commorate the [Fallen WWI] Soldiers."
  • 28-Oct-2016 - Gleaner Community Newspapers "Forestry activists call on province for support" 
  • 20-Oct-2016 - Toronto Metro "Councillor seeks harsher penalties for illegal tree removal" 
  • 24-Sep-2016 - Edmonton Journal "Historic Maple Trees Honour Fallen WWI Soldiers at Toronto School" 
  • 11-Sep-2016 - Richmond Hill Liberal "6 mistakes you could be making with your new trees" 
  • 07-Sep-2016 - City Centre Mirror "Learn tree care tips at adopt-a-tree launch in Christie Pits Park this weekend" 
  • 24-Aug-2016 - NOW Magazine "An SOS for Toronto's Urban Canopy" 
  • 12-Aug-2016 - Beach MIrror "Toronto Residents Urged to Help City's Trees Fend off Hot, Dry Weather" 
  • 11-Aug-2016 - Metro News Toronto "Trinity Bellwoods tree that killed man flagged as potential hazard in 2014" 
  • 10-Aug-2016 - Bloor West Villager "Let it Bee Campaign creates buzz with High Park tour led by University of Toronto native bee expert" 
  • 09-August-16 - SNAPD Newmarket "Guided Edible Tree Tour" 
  • 16-July-16 - SNAPD Annex / Yorkville "LEAF Summer Garden Party" 
  • 13-July-16 - East York Mirror "Learn about local trees with LEAF’s Adopt-a-Street-Tree Danforth walking tour" 
  • 17-Jun-16 - King Connection "King City Students Plant 100s of Trees" 
  • 03-Jun-16 - Metro "New developments stressing out Toronto's urban forest: Report" 
  • 02-Jun-16 - CBC News "Urban forests in Greater Toronto area increasingly stressed, new report says" 
  • 29-Apr-16 - Richmond Hill Liberal "Take action if you have ash tree on your Richmond Hill property" 
  • 25-Apr-16 - Global News "Backyard Tree Planting Program dedicated to enhancing urban forest" 
  • 25-Apr-16 - Richmond Hill Liberal "York Region LEAF organization receives Great Lakes Guardian funding" 
  • 08-Mar-16 - Toronto Observer "Young, female and green" 
  • 26-Feb-16 - The Globe and Mail "Why an Oak Almost as Old as Toronto Met the Chainsaw" 
  • 08-Feb-16 - Inside Toronto "Young Urban Forest Leaders seeks young women to provide free arboriculture training" 
  • 05-Feb-16 - Green Majority Podcast "TPP as Global Economic Eugenics plus Interview with Lauren Brown of LEAF (#489)


  • 16-Dec-15 - Etobicoke Guardian "Dundas Street West and Islington Avenue area mighty 250-year-old white oak gains heritage nod" 
  • 01-Dec-15 - SNAPD Annex "Best Forest Friends Social" 
  • 18-Nov-15 - Revelstoke Mountaineer "Natural infrastructure is good for the climate and communities" 
  • 11-Nov-15 - SNAPD Cabbagetown "Regent Park Adopt-a-Park-Tree Launch" 
  • 22-Oct-15 - North York Mirror "NATURAL ROOTS: Kertesz family, importer of PEZ candy, bought a home in Etobicoke for its great white oak, finalist in LEAF’s tree hunt." 
  • 15-Oct-15 - Now Magazine "Big 3 - Adopt A Tree in Regent Park." 
  • 08-Oct-15 - Parkdale Villager. "Public art installation campaign by LEAF encourages Torontonians to help the city’s tree canopy grow." 
  • 07-Oct-15 - Metro News. "Want a greener Toronto? New campaign says it's up to you to make it happen." 
  • 30-Sep-15 - Beach Mirror. "Adopt-a-park-tree initiative launches at Fairmount Park." 
  • 19-Sep-15 - Ajax News Advertiser. "Ajax offering tree-mendous environmental programs." 
  • 28-Aug-15 - North York Mirror. "Natural Roots: Seven Trees at Lambton Park school honour former students who served and died in the First World War." 
  • 11-Aug-15 - Markham Economist & Sun "Enjoy Edible Tree Tour in Markham this Sunday." 
  • 6-Aug-15 - Metro News "Torontonians get a chance to adopt a street tree with new program." 
  • 5-Aug-15 - Beach Mirror "LEAF challenges Toronto residents to quench the thirst of parched trees." 
  • 24-July-15 - SNAPD Beaches/Danforth "LEAF's Edible Tree Tour: Learn, glean and enjoy!" 
  • 13-July-15 - Etobicoke Guardian "Etobicoke Trees Celebrated in LEAF historic tree hunt." 
  • 9-July-15 - SNAPD Annex/Yorkville "The Great Toronto Tree Hunt Awards Ceremony." 
  • 2-July-15 - Now Magazine "Big 3 - Edible Urban Forest." 
  • 2-July-15 - Now Magazine "Great Toronto Tree Hunt Winners Announced." 
  • 1-July-15 - SNAPD Beaches "Leslieville Tree Festival." 
  • 1-July-15 - SNAPD South Mississauga "Tree Tenders." 
  • 30-June-15 - L'Express "Un Sequoia Unique Dans Les Edwards Gardens." 
  • 30-June-15 - Canadian Property Management "Cultivating the Urban Forest." 
  • 29-June-15 - Village Living "Cool Shades | Trees and Their Natural Cooling Abilities." 
  • 25-June-15 - Stormwater Report "Coalition Issues Call to Action for Ontario’s Urban Forests." 
  • 21-June-15 - East York Mirror "7 Tips to Help Newly Planted Trees Survive." 
  • 20-June-15 - Ming Pao Daily News "Plant the Season" 
  • 16-June-15 - East York Mirror "Adopt-A-Tree Campaign along Danforth Avenue launches." 
  • 15-June-15 - CBC Metro Morning "Favourite Trees." Matt Galloway
  • 4-June-15 - Toronto Star "Infrastructure Movement" 
  • 15-May-15 - Now Magazine "Great Toronto Tree Hunt" 
  • 13-May-15 - Ground "Wood: From Waste to Resource." 
  • 13-May-15 - Ajax News Advertiser "Ajax has a Tree-Mendous Program to Maintain its Urban Forest"
  • 28-April-15 - L'Express "Quel Est le Plus Bel Arbre de Toronto." 
  • 24-Apr-15 - Toronto Star "The hunt is on for Toronto's favourite trees." Katrina Clarke. 
  • 23-Apr-15 - Richmond Hill Liberal "You can help make our Richmond Hill community a little greener." Mayor Dave Barrow.
  • 15-April-15 - Reno & Decor Magazine "The Value of Trees in the Landscape" 
  • 27-Mar-15 - Toronto Star "Alexander Muir's majestic maple tree finds new life." Mark Cullen.
  • 25-Mar-15 - Yonge Street "Danforth gets funding for adopt-a-tree program." Paul Gallant.
  • 24-Mar-15 - Beach Mirror "Here's your chance to purchase a piece of Canada's history." Joanna Lavoie.
  • 4-Mar-15 - National Post "Maple that keeps on giving." Bruce Deachman.
  • 3-Mar-15 - Ottawa Citizen "The Maple Leaf Forever: tree that inspired song keeps on giving." Bruce Deachman.
  • 10-Feb-15 - Toronto Star "Mementoes of 'Maple Leaf Forever' tree to go on display at Toronto City Hall." Katrina Clarke.
  • 2-Feb-15 - Beach Mirror "Designs from Leslieville's 'Maple Leaf Forever' tree to be auctioned off March 27 to 29."
  • 26-Jan-15 - Gail Vaz-Oxlade interviews Janet McKay on The Late Shift, NEWSTALK 1010
  • 12-Jan-15 - The Toronto Observer "Ice Storm 2013: A year later, Toronto trees still at risk, experts warn." Pat Rail.
  • 9-Jan-15 - East York Mirror "Pocket Tree Project offering."
  • 1-Jan-15 - Markham Life Magazine "Markham's EAB Management Plan on Track."


  • 28-Dec-14 - Beach Mirror "Top 7 Trees to Plant in Toronto."
  • 22-Dec-14 - Radio-Canada "Un an après le verglas: les Torontois craignent toujours les arbres." Laurence Martin.
  • 22-Dec-14 - Global News "News Hour Toronto." Marianne Dimain.
  • 22-Dec-14 - Toronto Star "Fear of trees still lingers after ice storm." Tim Alamenciak.
  • 02-Dec-14 - City Centre Mirror "7 tree species you'll find most in Toronto." Michelle Bourdeau.
  • 20-Oct-14 - Sprout Magazine  "Wood you rather?" Kimberly Aglipay.
  • 10-Oct-14 - Novae Res Urbis "Maintaining TO's Natural Assets." Leah Wong.
  • 8-Oct-14 - Fairchild TV "時代雜誌 - 第928集 市區樹林."
  • 7-Oct-14 - Toronto Star "Vital Signs, Friends of Cedarvale: Caring for trees so the urban forest thrives." Peter Gorrie.
  • 26-Sept-14 - "300 trees planted in Thornhill park."
  • 25-Sept-14 - Good News Toronto. "Preserving urban forests to make our cities liveable." Naomi Grosman.
  • 23-Sept-14 - Beach Metro Community News. "Ashbridge estate trees provide example for city canopy." Andrew Hudson.
  • 8-Sept-14 - Town Crier. "A pre-harvest gathering."
  • 27-Aug-14 - Ming Pao Daily News. "Edible Tree Tour."
  • 12-Aug-14 - Inside Toronto. "Edible Tree Tour."
  • 08-Aug-14- CityNews. "5 things to do this weekend: Taste of Danforth, tree tours, and Parkdale Flea."
  • 07-Aug-14 - Markham Economist & Sun. "Hats off to those fighting emerald ash borer."
  • 07-Aug-14-NOW Magazine. "Now editors pick a trio of this week's can't-miss events."
  • 24-July-14- | Here and Now Toronto | "Repurposing Urban Wood." Gill Deacon. 
  • 08-July-14- Toronto Star. "City staff look to tap the value of Toronto's trees."
  • 10-June-14 - Toronto Star. "Toronto’s trees worth about $700 each, says TD Economics." Vince Talotta.
  • 2-June-14 - BlogTO. "10 fun ways to go green in Toronto this summer." Sarah Ratchford.
  • 31-May-14 - Aurora Banner. "York residents enlisted in war on emerald ash borer." Amanda Persico.
  • 24-Apr-14 - Richmond Hill Liberal. "Learn tips about growing trees in Oak Ridges sessions." Jessica Renee Salickram.
  • 10-Apr-14 - NOW Magazine. "No Beating Around This Bush: It's Gone." Cynthia McQueen. 
  • 26-Mar-14 - Media Planet. "Three ways to build a better city." Janet McKay.
  • 06-Mar-14 - Now Magazine. "Cityscape: Winter Tree ID Tour." Enzo DiMatteo.
  • 01-Mar-14 - CTV News at 6. "Winter Tree Tour." [no link]
  • 13-Feb-14 - Toronto Star. "Seeing our trees in a new light." Mark Cullen.
  • 01-Feb-14 - CityTV News. "Winterfest Snowshoe Tree Tour." Tracy Tong. [no link]
  • 31-Jan-14 - Global News. "Guildwood hit hard by emerald ash borer." James Armstrong.
  • 30-Jan-14 - Toronto Star. "How to choose the right tree." Mark Cullen.
  • 22-Jan-14 - Skedline. "Famous fallen tree inspires innovation with wood." Deanna Grant.
  • 22-Jan-14 - Bloor West Villager. "Fallen, famed tree becomes work of art..." Lisa Rainford.
  • 21-Jan-14 - Beach Metro. "Finding good use for damaged trees." Andrew Hudson.
  • 20-Jan-14 - CBC Television. "Maple Leaf Forever lives on." Eve Caron. [no link]
  • 20-Jan-14 - Radio-Canada. "Maple Leaf Forever design exhibit." Eve Caron. [no link]
  • 19-Jan-14 - CP24 / CTV News at 11. "The Maple Leaf Forever." [no link]
  • 17-Jan-14 - National Post. "Felled ‘Maple Leaf Forever’ tree gets new life..." Peter Kuitenbrouwer.
  • 15-Jan-14 - The Grid. "Treepocalypse Now." Tiffy Thompson.
  • 8-Jan-14 - CBC Here and Now. "EAB and Freezing Temperatures" Gill Deacon. [no link]
  • 3-Jan-14 - Toronto Star. "A drink with arborist Jocelyn Hirtes." Eric Veillette.



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