Old East York Tree Tour
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Northeast corner of Broadview Avenue and Torrens Avenue


Join us to explore the trees of Old East York. Admire beautiful oaks dating back to early European settlement and a stately elm that has escaped Dutch elm disease! Check out the young trees and native plant gardens crucial to the long-term sustainability of our urban forest. And learn about a local community group working to increase and protect the tree canopy in the area. 

Tour Leaders:

Leigh Davidson, MoreTrees29

Robyn Stewart, LEAF


Accessibility Info:

City sidewalks

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.
LEAF Office - Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie St.
Suite 253

Toronto, Ontario, M6G4C7


Sign up to become a LEAF Volunteer today. There are many ways that you can get involved and actively help our urban forest. Please note that we only accept volunteers over the age of 18, that have completed a volunteer orientation session. 

Opportunities include:


To attend this orientation session, please complete our Volunteer Application Form

If you have any questions or to confirm your attendance, please contact Erin at erin[at]yourleaf.org or 416.413.9244 x12.

Click here to read our Volunteer Handbook for important information on urban forest issues and how you can help. In addition, all LEAF volunteers must watch a brief accessibility training video, here.

Edible Tree Tour
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Artscape Wychwood Barns
Meet at southwest corner of Wychwood Ave. & Benson Ave.

Toronto, Ontario, M6G4C7


Did you know that each year Toronto’s urban forest produces millions of pounds of healthy and delicious food?  Join some knowledgeable foodies to discover what appetizing delights await! Learn about a fruit picking program and fruit tree workshops. Uncover delicious treats hidden in plain view and discover the edibles in LEAF’s Learning Garden.  We’ll end with a visit to The Stop’s Farmers’ Market at Wychwood Barns. 


Tour Leaders:

Susan Poizner, Orchard People

Becky Thomas, Not Far From The Tree

Robyn Stewart, LEAF


Accessibility Info: City Streets and sidewalks. Some travel over grassy areas and woodchip paths. Mostly flat.

Tree Tenders Volunteer Training
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Toronto Botanical Gardens
777 Lawrence Ave. E.
(at Leslie St.)

Toronto, Ontario, M3C 1P2


This multi-day course is designed for individuals who want to gain tree-related knowledge and skills. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about trees and how to properly care for them, then this course for you!

Each session provides basic arboriculture training through a combination of indoor and outdoor instruction, and a group tree planting.

Pending - Eligible for up to 13.75 ISA CEUs

Full course dates & times:
Thursday, September 11, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.