Last weekend, I signed up for The Regional Municipality of York's Bugs of the Night walk. With fireflies lighting our path and truly unbelievable insects flying alongside us, the Bender and Graves Tract turned into an enchanted forest once the sun went down.
Keep in mind that hot summer weather is not only hard on you, but on your trees too.
If you happened to be walking through Riverdale Park East on the morning of July 5th, you may have noticed a dozen children excitedly exclaiming over finding a seedpod, or enthusiastically mulching trees.
Extreme weather events like June’s windstorm, and ice storms in April 2018 and December 2013, are likely to become more common as a result of climate change.
A popular native maple tree along urban streets, the silver maple is aptly named for the colour of its bark and the silvery underside of its leaves. With its delicate foliage and natural habitat of rich, moist soils, the silver maple is also commonly known as the soft maple, river maple, swamp maple and water maple.