Daily Archives: March 4, 2020



Authors: Julian Alvarez-Barkham, Jaqueline De Santis, and Johnpaul Loiacono, Forestry, University of Toronto The 2019 OUFC Conference, “Making Cities Resilient,” provided an invaluable opportunity to hear from a wide range of professionals in our field about important and current topics in urban forestry. One of the first speeches was delivered […]

OUFC’s “Making Cities Resilient” Conference Testimonial


Author: Jade Schofield, OUFC Fifty-nine cities worldwide have been recognized as the first official ‘Tree Cities of the World’. This program is led by the Arbour Day Foundation, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations alongside its Canadian partner, Tree Canada. The Tree Cities of the World program […]

Tree Cities of the World




Author: John Barker, OUFC In 2018, the City of Toronto undertook a comprehensive urban forest assessment with its second canopy study. The project followed on the 2008 study, published as Every Tree Counts, which was revised in 2013. The aim was to update the City’s knowledge of current urban forest […]

Toronto Canopy Study