Have you heard about the emerald ash borer (EAB)? This introduced pest from Asia that feeds on and kills ash trees was first detected in the City of Toronto in 2007 and in York Region in 2008, and now poses a serious threat to our urban forests.
The provincial election is fast approaching and we all want to know where the parties stand on key environmental issues.
Q: What are these orange growths on my cedars and serviceberry trees?
This week is National Forest Week – what better time than now to build a space dedicated to our stories from the field, projects across the urban forest, and issues that affect our leafy counterparts?
For those of you who are not familiar with LEAF, we are a community-based, not-for-profit organization that engages urban residents in the protection, care and regeneration of our urban forest. I would like to share with you today the ways in which the University of Toronto has contributed to LEAF’s evolution.