Yearly Archives: 2014


Sometimes neighbours end up fighting over trees. Sometimes it can get ugly.  In fact, a recent legal battle over a maple tree in Toronto attracted attention from both national media outlets and one of the country’s more prominent defense attorneys.  With all the widely known benefits that homeowners derive from […]

Why Do Neighbours Fight Over Trees? Ecology.





Backus Woods Carolinian Habitat Protected In Norfolk County  The Nature Conservancy of Canada received a gift of 354 hectares from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation for its permanent preservation of this Carolinian land in south-western Ontario. Funding in the amount of $6.1 million will be used by the NCC for […]

Tree Protection Success Stories- Backus Woods


The Canadian Forest Service a branch of Natural Resources Canada have developed an invaluable tool for homeowners, tree professionals and communities. This tool (model) will aid in evaluating the pros and cons of treating or removing an ash tree (with many options to include in the automatic calculator). This site provides access […]

Ash Trees: To Treat Or Not To Treat