Brenna Anstett's posts

Meghan Lockington-Minns, an Urban Forest Champion!

©2017 Meghan Lockington-Minns / LEAF
Meghan has been rooting for a healthy environment for as long as she can remember! She has planted a tree and many shrubs and perennials through LEAF and has passed on her strong environmental values to her children, who have now taken their own steps to enhance our urban forest. Meaghan Lockington-Minns is this month’s Urban Forest Champion!

Maple Sweets and Fall Treats

©2014 Creative Commons
The sugar maple tree is a historical icon here in Canada. Not only is the leaf our national symbol, but it also shows a vibrant display of fall colour each autumn and it provides us with a very delectable treat in the spring - maple syrup!

First Remembrance Day Trees Honour Fallen WW1 Soldiers

Six beautiful maple trees have stood tall in front of the Lambton Park Community School for 97 years. On the 100th anniversary of the school, these trees were recognized as heritage trees through Forests Ontario’s Heritage Tree Program, highlighting their importance in the history of our nation, as well as the local Lambton Park community.