Monthly Archives: February 2013


Wendy Koch, USA TODAY http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/02/04/us-cities-urban-forests/1891345/ Ten U.S. cities have thriving urban forests — parks, trails, gardens — that clean the air, attract tourists, boost property values and reduce energy costs, a federally funded survey finds. Survey says U.S. cities find green spaces have multiple benefits. The 10 best cities for urban […]

The 10 best U.S. cities for urban forests


http://nickpavlov.com/high-park-3/economics-of-torontos-tree-canopy-big-trees-big-bucks/January 28th 2013 On January 16th, the city budget was passed – with a few amendments that directly impacted our neighbourhood.  The first was of course, the 6 month reprieve for the Runnymede Fire Station.  Excellent! And a one time grant for the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation which has been […]

Economics of Toronto’s Tree Canopy: Big Trees; Big Bucks.