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Rouge Park deal guarantees environmental protections, insider says

The Ontario government has finalized a deal to transfer a large tract of land on Toronto’s eastern border to the federal government, clearing one of the last hurdles before the creation of the Rouge National Urban Park. READ MORE at … Continue reading

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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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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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