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Protect Your Trees, Please!

We all love trees in our built landscapes, but the odds are against their survival if we don’t follow a few simple rules. Although I’m not a horticulturist or urban forester, I’ve worked with people in those professions in the past and learned a lot from them. 877 more words



The shoe shiners start the day reading the news, their noses in pocket bibles the rest of the afternoon. The newspaper vendors gaze down at the scavenger birds, as if they’re dark words. 114 more words


How to address Hamilton’s urban forest woes

Great article by Dr. Giuliana Casimirri, Ph.D on The Hamilton Spectator on urban ‪#‎forest‬ management and some of the problems we face:

Earth and Arbor Days have just passed. 69 more words


International Day for Biological Diversity

Since May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity, I asked City of Burlington staff Meghan Hunter and Brian McKelvey to highlight some of the things that the city is doing to protect biodiversity locally. 690 more words

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Toronto's Free Tree Program @leaf

Toronto has adopted the goal of increasing tree canopy coverage from 26.6 – 28% to 40% across the city.  One of the primary ways of achieving this goal is through planting of new trees, with a focus on planting large canopy species. 196 more words


Gender Tricks and Role Switch-ups on the Clair Chat Plane ... by Alice ..

Dear Ones,

  • How both men and women can sidestep masculine negative energies on the clair chat plane.
  • The value of planting trees in the city.
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