Tree for Me Event - a free tree for your property!

On November 18, help Toronto increase its' green canopy - get a free tree for your property  (or your landlord's property if your landlord agrees).


This Green 13 / Annette Street Public Library event takes place between 10am and 1pm on Saturday November 18, at the Annette Street Public Library (145 Annette Street, Toronto, M6P 1P3)


sign up at http://www.treeforme.ca


Find out which tree or shrub is best suited for your soil and the loc...

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39 groups call upon our new Chief Resilience Officer, Elliott Cappell, to host an updated expert panel on climate

39 groups call upon our new Chief Resilience Officer, Elliott Cappell, to host an updated expert panel on climate

     On Janurary 22, 2008, the Parks and Environment Committee of the City of Toronto hosted a Special Meeting, open to all, at which an expert panel on climate change adaptation presented critical information. That expert panel proved to be pivotal as it not only boosted public and Council’s understanding of the impact of climate destabilization, but it ra...

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National Groups Call for Ambitious Implementation of Canada’s Climate Framework

https://climateactionnetwork.ca/2017/09/14/national-groups-call-for-ambitious-implementation-of-canadas-climate-framework/


On September 14, 2017, a group of national organizations issued an open letter to the Canadian government championing the swift and uncompromising implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change and Clean Growth....

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Update on Junction Adopt-a-Street-Tree Project

       We are making good progress through the Junction Adopt-a-Street Tree Project!  Compared to last summer, when no one had formally ‘adopted’ street trees in the Junction, now some 90 trees have been adopted. Those businesses or individuals adopting a street tree have committed to providing their adopted tree 2 deep waterings each week — i.e. 30 litres at a time, twice a week. Deep watering encourages the tree to send its roots down to seek water deeper in the soil, develop a hardier root...

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Call for VOLUNTEERS to help water Junction street trees

We are calling for volunteers to help water Junction street trees.


The severe drought of last summer has really taken its toll on Junction street trees. An updated audit of the 138 trees within bounds of the Junction BIA revealed that 25% of those street trees perished.

We learned, the hard way, that the City does not have the staff to adequately water street trees during drought. We also learned that the contract negotiated by the BIA for watering street flowers did not include...

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