Blogs

Returning to Environmental Work and Discovering a New Passion

Mary leading tree tour in public park
For Mary, the Young Urban Forest Leaders (YUFL) program was an opportunity to realign herself with the environmental field before she began a Master’s program. Participating in the YUFL program challenged her to go beyond her comfort zone and revealed an unexpected passion for community engagement and outreach. Learn more about Mary’s experience in the program and how it has shaped her career.

A New Country, New Challenges and a New Career Path

Bryony picking fruit from a tree
COVID-19 brought a lot of changes to Bryony’s life that she never could have imaged. After reflecting on the waste generated by the pandemic, she was motivated to deepen her passion for healing the environment. Discover how the Young Urban Forest Leaders (YUFL) Program empowered Bryony to pursue her goals and propel her to where she is now.

Feeding Two Birds with One Seed Through the Young Urban Forest Leaders Program

Larissa benthos sampling
As the school year wrapped up, Larissa wanted to spend the spring and summer of 2021 expanding her knowledge, while engaging with her community. Upon learning about the Young Urban Forest Leaders (YUFL) Program, she was thrilled at the opportunities the program provided. In this blog, Larissa shares how the program has spurred on her passion.

Your Top Five Backyard Tree Planting Program Questions – Answered!

Adriana with watering cans next to newly planted tree
Are you looking to plant native species for less? We help property owners in the City of Toronto, York Region and several municipalities in Durham Region plant native trees and shrubs at a subsidized rate. From tree selection to spacing requirements, we’ve heard your questions and we have the answers!
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