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Who will win? Schools compete to plant trees in the fight against EAB

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The race is on! Starting October 5, participating schools in the York Catholic District School Board are competing to get trees and shrubs planted in their communities. In the spring, LEAF launched its Youth EAB Ambassador Program in eleven elementary schools; this fall, the program continues with new schools taking part in the contest.
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Mississauga Tree Tour

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Last Saturday, we turned over a new LEAF with our first-ever tree tour in Mississauga! The City of Mississauga invited us to join their Earth Day celebration event, part of their One Million Trees Mississauga campaign.
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Learning about heritage trees

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Edith George
Over 20 people turned up on a snowy Wednesday at lunchtime to learn about Heritage Trees from Edith George, a lover of trees and their stories. Though the heat was not working in the room, Edith’s words soon warmed up the LEAF staff, volunteers, and Tree Tenders graduates gathered there.
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Maple Leaf Forever design competition to support LEAF programs!

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Maple Leaf Forever Tree
I've spent the past few weeks working on a very exciting project – Maple Leaf Forever Design Competition and Exhibition. What’s that, you ask?
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Best Forest Friends Party Like It’s 2014

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LEAF Staff at BFF Social
LEAFers know how to have fun! Over 150 members of the LEAF community turned out for our Annual Best Forest Friends (BFF) Social. We gathered to celebrate our work together over the past year, planting, learning and stewarding the urban forest.
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