The Maple Leaf Forever Tree Continues to Inspire Us….

From the City of Toronto website http://www.toronto.ca/parks/maple_leaf_forever.htm On July 19, 2013 a storm brought down an aged silver maple tree on Laing Street in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood. This famed maple tree was believed to be the inspiration for the song … Continue reading

Wrap Up of Toronto Heritage Tree Workshop

  More than 50 participants spent Friday Nov 9, learning how to celebrate and protect Heritage Trees in Ontario The full day workshop included a number of speakers who explained the value of Heritage Trees, how to nominate a tree … Continue reading

Century-old Roncesvalles tree up for heritage designation

Environmental advocate nominates four-storey tall silver maple from: http://www.insidetoronto.com/news/local/article/1311342–century-old-roncesvalles-tree-up-for-heritage-designation  Lisa Rainford Century-old Roncesvalles tree up for heritage designation. The silver maple on Roncesvalles Avenue,  just south of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, is thought to be at least 100 years … Continue reading

Heritage White Oak in Cambridge

Active History on the Grand: Heritage Trees in Ontario Jan 2nd, 2012 by Karen Dearlove.  Heritage White Oak Tree in Cambridge While many of us may be familiar with the designation of built heritage properties under the Ontario Heritage Act, recently municipalities … Continue reading

Alternatives Journal article “Keepers”

We are pleased to share with you an article written by our very own Vice President Brenlee Robinson. “Keepers- New legislation allows you to designate heritage trees” was written for Alternatives Journal  http://www.alternativesjournal.ca/ December 2011 Issue 38.1  Alternatives Journal, Canada’s … Continue reading