Presentations, Workshops & Tree Tours

COVID-19 Update: Our workshops and presentations are now virtual! We are accepting requests and will try our best to accommodate your group with virtual options.

Presentations, Workshops and Tree Tours

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Presentations

Held indoors or virtually for groups that have an interest in urban forests and tree-related issues.  Presentations are usually 60 minutes in length, including time for questions. Presentation topics include:

  • BeesLoveTrees – learn about the important role trees play for bees and other pollinators and what you can do to support them
  • Benefits of the Urban Forest – delve into the benefits and services that the urban forest provides
  • Economic Value of Trees – discover how valuable trees are from an economic standpoint
  • Health Benefit of Trees – delve into all the ways trees support our health
  • Tree Selection, Planting and Care – learn what species are suitable under what conditions and proper planting and care techniques. This requires an hour of speaking.

We may be able to incorporate other content into an existing presentation. If you have another topic you’re interested in learning about, please let us know.

The fee varies depending on the type of presentation delivered (Additional fees may apply for requests outside our service area):

  • In-person: $350.00 + HST
  • Virtual (Host Group manages virtual platform): $250.00 + HST
  • Virtual (LEAF to manage virtual platform and deliver the presentation): $300.00   + HST

We require a minimum of six weeks to review and plan for a presentation, workshop or tour. Requests will be accepted based on availability and capacity. 

Request a presentation

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Workshops

Our workshops offer a combination of indoor and hands-on learning in-person or virtually. Workshops are usually 60 to 90 minutes in length. Workshop topics include: 

  • Designing the Urban Forest in Your Backyard: can be done indoors or outdoors. This topic includes a presentation with design activity
  • Tree Care: can be indoors or outdoors. This topic includes a presentation with a mulching activity

We may be able to incorporate other content into an existing presentation. If you have another topic you’re interested in learning about, please let us know. 

The fee varies depending on the type of workshop delivered (Additional fees may apply for requests outside our service area):

  • In-person: $500.00 + HST 
  • Virtual  (Host Group manages virtual platform): $300.00 + HST
  • Virtual (LEAF to manage virtual platform and deliver the workshop): $400.00 + HST

We require a minimum of six weeks to review and plan for a presentation, workshop or tour. Requests will be accepted based on availability and capacity. 

Request a workshop

 

©2017 Lillian Natalizio / LEAF

Our Tree Tours highlight the captivating trees and natural features of a particular neighbourhood. We offer a 90 minute in-person guided walk for a group of 35 people maximum, or a virtual place-based PowerPoint presentation with no cap on attendance. Our tours focus on tree identification and fun facts of the species found on-site.

The fee varies depending on the type of tour delivered (Additional fees may apply for requests outside our service area):

  • In-person: $500.00 + HST 
  • Virtual  (Host Group manages virtual platform): $450.00 + HST
  • Virtual (LEAF to manage virtual platform and deliver the tree tour): $475.00 + HST

We require a minimum of six weeks to review and plan for a presentation, workshop or tour. Requests will be accepted based on availability and capacity.

Request a tour

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The Lake Wilcox Park Self-Guided Tree Tour was developed by LEAF in partnership with the City of Richmond Hill and funded by TD Friends of the Environment Fund.

People can walk through Lake Wilcox Park and enjoy learning about the native trees at their own pace. Download the map and follow the path using the tree markers available in the park.

 

Learn more about the Lake Wilcox Park Self-Guided Tree Tour.

 

Download the map 

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