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LEAF is dedicated to the protection and improvement of the urban forest, our cities’ trees. They work to sensitize urban dwellers to the importance of trees to our way of life and to train volunteers to be Tree Tenders so our cities’ forests thrive and prosper. Stay tuned for special events.

Go to yourleaf.org for more information

More information about my backyard tree program

  • July Events
     
    Join us and celebrate biodiversity
    July 12: Trees by Two Wheels

    Trees By Two Wheels: A Biking Tour of the Urban Forest
    Saturday, July 12, 2014 – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Cost:
    $5.00 suggested donation
    Registration Recommended
    Location


    Start Location: Queen Street West and Euclid Ave
    Northwest corner

    Toronto, ON M6J 1G1


    End Location: Rosedale Station
    Toronto, ON


    Bicycles and trees contribute to cleaner air and a greener, more livable city. This tour will give you a new perspective on trees and urban cycling infrastructure.


    For more information, visit the LEAF website.


    July 17: Bring Back the Wild in Niagara

    Bring Back the Wild with Earth Rangers and OPG


    Join Hudson the lynx for an experience you and your family won’t forget. This unique and up-close encounter with the animal ambassadors from Earth Rangers will leave you educated and inspired to help protect animals in the wild.


    Thursday, July 17, 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    5810 Ferry Street
    Niagara Falls, ON

    July 24: Urban Wood Utilization Tree Tour

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 – 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Registration Recommended

    Trinity Bellwoods Park
    (Meet behind Trinity Community Recreation Centre)
    155 Crawford St.


    How can we make better use of our urban wood? Join us on this tour to hear from local arborists and woodworkers who are trying to do just that!


    For more info, visit the LEAF website.


    July 27: Old East York Tree Tour

    Sunday, July 27, 2014 – 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.
    Cost:
    $5.00 suggested donation
    Registration Recommended
    Northeast corner of Broadview Avenue and Torrens Avenue Toronto,ON


    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!


    For more information, visit the LEAF website.


  • August Events
     
    Join us and celebrate biodiversity
    Aug. 1-31: Bruce Trail Hike-a-thon

    The Toronto Bruce Trail Club invites you to participate in the first-ever Bruce Trail Hike-a-thon during the month of August.


    Registration opens: June 1, 2014

    Register now

    Hike-a-thon:
    Aug. 1-31, 2014

    Kick-off event: Aug. 2, 2014


    This month-long fundraising event supports the Bruce Trail Conservancy 50th Anniversary Milestones Project. Participants set a personal hiking goal, collect donations, and then hike the Bruce Trail throughout the month of August.


    For more information, visit the Bruce Trail Hike-a-Thon web page.


  • September Events
     
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    Sept. 11: Tree Tenders Volunteer Training (fall session)

    Thursday, September 11, 2014 – 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.
    Cost:
    $50 + HST or $70 (+HST) with Citizen Arborist manual (recommended)
    Registration required
    Toronto Botanical Gardens
    777 Lawrence Ave. E. (at Leslie St.)
    Toronto, ON 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!


    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.


    For more information, visit the LEAF website.


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