Monthly Archives: April 2012


Toronto’s tree canopy could use your help ttp://news.nationalpost.com/2012/04/26/torontos-tree-canopy-could-use-your-help/ Sarah B. Hood  Apr 26, 2012 – 11:11 AM ET | Last Updated: Apr 25, 2012 6:19 PM ET In 2007, a small, rather pretty green bug called the Emerald Ash Borer was discovered in Toronto. The EAB, a very successful Asian native, likes to feed […]

By 2017, all of Toronto’s 860,000 ash trees may well ...


You may be aware that Ontario, along with many other jurisdictions, is being hit hard by the imported pest Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus plannipennis. It has already killed tens of thousands of ash trees. The Municipal Arborists and Urban Foresters, a Committee of the International Society of Arboriculture and the […]

Emerald Ash Borer threat to trees in Ontario


Tentative deal reached to protect David Dunlap Observatory Lands http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1159493–tentative-deal-reached-to-protect-david-dunlap-observatory-lands-in-richmond-hill?bn=1  Noor Javed Staff Reporter Richmond Hill has approved a tentative agreement that would see up to 60 per cent of the David Dunlap Observatory Lands returned to the town and protected from development. The deal, reached through a six-month mediation […]

Environment Trumps Development