All About the Urban Forest!

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 7:00pm to Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 8:30pm

The Young Urban Forest Leaders Program is funded by the City of Toronto and Canadian Tree Fund.


Discover over 35 tree and shrub species found in the Greater Toronto Area through this four-part webinar series!

Learn how to identify different tree and shrub species while exploring their history, significance and discovering ways to support your local urban forest.

The webinars include:

Look-a-Like Species - Tuesday, August 9, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Native Shrubs - Thursday, August 11, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Community Tree Planting in Budweth Park

A person planting a tree
Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 1:00pm


Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of planting native trees and shrubs in King! Get your hands dirty and help grow the urban forest. 

Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Please bring multiple filled water bottles (there will be no water refill station on site).

Please wear:
•    Closed-toe shoes or boots – no sandals, please!
•    Gardening gloves, if you have them (we will have extras) 
•    Appropriate clothing – the event runs rain or shine

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Virtual Tree Tour of Second Marsh

Sugar Maple leaves turned orange in fall
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Join LEAF for a guided virtual tree tour of Second Marsh, the largest remaining wetland in the GTA! Then explore it on your own time using our self-guided activity sheet.  

Located in Oshawa along the shore of Lake Ontario, Second Marsh encompasses approximately 400 hectares of Great Lakes coastal wetland and is home to a variety of trees and wildlife. 

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