Monthly Archives: December 2012

Why are old trees disappearing?

“What we’re seeing is a global phenomenon,” said ecologist David Lindenmayer of Australian National University, lead author of a paper published in a recent edition of the journal Science. READ MORE at thestar.com… Advertisements

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BEFORE a developer arrives, and AFTER a developer gets hold of the land.

Stunning before and after photos a beautiful, rich forest show the stark result at the hands of a developer.

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Trees falling in Oakville too

Here is a story one of our group found from May 2012. In Oakville, on Lakeshore, the same thing is happening, and look who the developer is, same as who is destroying the Crerar forest. One resident from Oakville is … Continue reading

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The Ontario Urban Forest Council

The Ontario Urban Forest Council is an amazing resource on trees, urban forests, their importance and why we need to do what we can to save the few urban forests we have left. Have a good look through their site, … Continue reading

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Paul Wilson: Where will Hamilton plant Japan’s gift of cherry trees?

On the other side of the world, an enthusiastic group of older women is raising money to plant dozens and dozens of cherry trees in Hamilton. They’ve pulled together more than $30,000 so far, but cash is not the obstacle … Continue reading

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What a beautiful place we live in.

Fabulous video showing the gorgeous City of Hamilton.

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Chicago takes action to protect urban forests.

The Chicago Trees Initiative is a city-wide, public-private effort to plant, care for and advocate for trees. This means many more trees will be planted in our great city, which is already known for its green urban spaces. And more … Continue reading

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