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Toronto Volunteer Orientation

20 September, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2017 - 6 to 7 p.m.
​Cost:  Free
Learn more and register
Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street
Toronto, ON

 

Volunteers play a critical role in helping improve the urban forest. There are many ways that you can get involved depending on your skills, interests and availability.

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Tree Tenders Volunteer Training - Mississauga

19 September, 2017

​Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 - 6 to 9 p.m. 
Cost:  $80.00
Registration Required
Location: Clarkson Community Centre
2475 Truscott Drive
Mississauga, ON

 

Would you like to be able to identify the tree species around you? Do you want to learn best practices for selecting, planting and caring for trees in your yard or community? This multi-day course will give you a solid understanding of how trees function and what they need to survive and thrive.

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Berczy Park Tree Tour and Adopt-A-Tree

27 August, 2017

Sunday, August 27, 2017, 2-3:30 p.m. 
Cost:  Free
Registration Recommended
Location: Berczy Park
35 Wellington Street East
Toronto, ON

 

Join LEAF’s Young Urban Forest Leaders and the Friends of Berczy Park for a guided tour. Learn about the stresses park trees face and the proper care that will ensure these trees thrive.

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Stephenson Park Tree Tour and Picnic

26 August, 2017

​Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Cost:  Free
Registration Recommended
Location: Stephenson Park
61 Stephenson Ave
Toronto, ON

 

Join LEAF's Young Urban Forest Leaders to learn about the importance of trees and tree care on a guided walk through Stephenson Park, followed by a group effort to add mulch around all the trees in the park. Bring a blanket and join LEAF for a community picnic afterward. Snacks and drinks provided!

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Reptiles and Amphibians

19 August, 2017

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost:  FREE
Location:  St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre
2500B Second Street West
Cornwall, ON

 

Do you love turtles or frogs? Whether they slither or hop or are hot or cold blooded, amphibians and reptiles are truly remarkable. Come and learn all about them from guest presenter Matt Ellerbeck, the salamander man.

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Toronto Volunteer Orientation

09 August, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6 to 7 p.m. 
Cost:  Free
Learn more and register
Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street
Toronto, ON

 

Volunteers play a critical role in helping improve the urban forest. There are many ways that you can get involved depending on your skills, interests and availability.

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Bees Love Trees - St. Clair Pop-up Event

27 July, 2017

​Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6-8 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: St. Clair TTC Station
Pleasant Blvd Entrance
Toronto, ON

 

When we think of supporting native bees, we often think of planting flowering annuals and perennials. But trees and shrubs also flower, and they can produce hundreds of pollen laden flowers on just one plant!

 

Drop by for a mini-garden tour and ask your bee and tree questions. Pick up your free Bees Love Trees Fact Sheets and fridge magnets!

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Bees Love Trees - High Park Pop-up Event

25 July, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 6-8 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location: High Park TTC Station
Quebec Ave Entrance
Toronto, ON

When we think of supporting native bees, we often think of planting flowering annuals and perennials. But trees and shrubs also flower, and they can produce hundreds of pollen laden flowers on just one plant!
 
Drop by for a mini-garden tour and ask your bee and tree questions. Pick up your free Bees Love Trees Fact Sheets and fridge magnets!

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