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Truc-Lam Tran, an Urban Forest Champion!

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© 2016 Torie Gervais / LEAF
Watch out world – this Urban Forest Champion is set to make an impact! Last year, I had the pleasure of working with Lam when she joined LEAF as a summer intern through the University of Toronto’s Environmental Studies program. On top of that, she was an outstanding member of our Young Urban Forest Leaders program. Truc-Lam (Lam) Tran is this month’s Urban Forest Champion!
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#BeesLoveTrees Pop Up Events

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© 2017 Kimberley Dowell / LEAF
Our High Park and St. Clair Urban Forest Demonstration Gardens were buzzing with life on July 25th and 27th, as staff and volunteers shared their knowledge with the public about the importance of plants and trees for our native pollinator bees.
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A day of tending to young trees! Tree Tenders Stewardship Event

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©2017 Nick Charalambu / LEAF
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) outbreak has decimated the ash tree population throughout the GTA, including York Region. Once an ash tree is infected by the tiny insect, it will likely die within 3 years. To counter the damage done by the EAB, diverse species of trees need to be planted and cared for. This is where the LEAF community steps in.
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Newmarket Edible Tree Tour: My three most memorable moments!

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2017 Newmarket Edible Tree Tour
This summer, I had the pleasure of returning to the beautiful Town of Newmarket to co-host an Edible Tree Tour with an incredible team of people. Together with local residents, we learned, laughed, told stories, and explored the town! Here are my three most memorable moments from that beautiful, sunny morning!
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If you’re reading this it’s not too late

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© 2016 Niko Dellic
Growing up in suburban Mississauga, trees were not a primary interest of mine. As a teenager, I never had a particularly strong connection to trees or the outdoors, mostly because my neighbourhood was new and there weren’t many mature trees or parks I could ‘connect’ to.
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