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Burlington residents will get a say on tree-cutting bylaw

Burlington wants to hear your views on restricting tree-cutting on private property. The controversial notion of a private tree bylaw was suggested in the urban forest management plan approved by council last year. Such restrictions… READ MORE at thespec.com…

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Of Forests and Men [US – Edward Norton]

Forests and People – Yann Arthus-Bertrand

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Fundraising begins for urban eco-park

An ambitious plan to grow one of Canada’s largest urban parks is in need of about $5 million in fundraising fertilizer. A long-standing vision… READ MORE at thespec.com…

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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…

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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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Crerar Forest: More devastation – Nov 29 2012

Photos of heavy, large machinery inside the forest as the cutting begins.

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Crerar Forest November 22 2012

The Eramosa Escarpment is separate from the Niagara Escarpment, located south of, and running parallel to it; and passing right through the Crerar Forest. In the City of Hamilton, it is composed of a steep slope that faces north and … Continue reading

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Crerar Forest Flight November 18, 2012

Aerial photography of Crerar forest taken on a flight November 18, 2012.

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Crerar Forest Destruction

Here are photos taken of the Crerar area forest, taken on November 11, 2012. The forest appears to be having its trees cut down from within. It has been taking place over approximately the last two weeks. MANY of these … Continue reading

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Edmund Zavitz: Planter of Ontario’s Urban Forest

While a few know the story detailed in my book Two Billion Trees and Counting: The Legacy of Edmund Zavitz, of the rescue of Ontario’s rural lands by trees and resolve virtually none understand the history of our province’s urban forests.  … Continue reading

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