With the ongoing loss of ash trees due to the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), planting new trees is more important than ever.
Your backyard is more than just a comforting green space to relax in. It’s an important part of Toronto’s urban habitat for both plants and animals. From May through December 2018, LEAF is working in partnership with Toronto Wildlife Centre and Ontario Power Generation to provide tips on how to ensure your backyard is beautiful and welcoming for both humans and wildlife.
The first of two spring public planting events in Richmond Hill took place on Saturday, May 12, and although rain was in the forecast, Mother Nature was on our side. It ended up being a slightly overcast, mild day – perfect tree planting conditions!
The spring session of Toronto Tree Tenders has just concluded, which means that thirty more urban forest champions have been released to the city! Congrats graduates!
Our butterfly kits are a combination of shrubs and perennials that will help you attract a variety of native butterfly species to your yard, supporting them with sources of food and shelter. Here’s a sample of the species that are perfect for butterflies!