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Neighbourhood Wood

With the Autumnal Equinox just a few days behind us, the Fall Season is now in full swing. As we leave September behind and welcome in October, the City of Toronto in partnership with LEAF and other non-profit environmental organizations is hosting an exhibition for homeowners, businesses, and institutions to learn how they can utilize […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Oakville Part 2: Forestry

If I was to ask you what made for a beautiful neighborhood, I’m willing to bet that most of the time one of the answers people are going to give is the presence of mature, beautiful trees.  Tree-lined streets calm traffic, provide shade, reduce heating and cooling costs and provide residents with cleaner air, acting […]

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In Markham, Success Grows on Trees

On December 5, 2006, Newly elected Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti outlined a bold plan: to see 75,000 trees planted in Markham by the end of 2010. This ambitious target would see more trees planted in 4 years than were planted in Markham in the previous decade, and it would have been very easy for more […]

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