Category Archives: Urban Canopy and Ravines

Getting Rid of Dog Strangling Vine

A great video from the Toronto Botanical Gardens about controlling dog strangling vine.  Important things to remember: If you can’t remove the plant, cut off the flowers & seeds Removing the roots of small/young plants works well For larger plants, … Continue reading

Posted in Beach Hill Gardens, Beech Habitat Garden, Peninsula Project, Urban Canopy and Ravines | Leave a comment

Woodbine Park – Circle of Trees

Did you know that there is a bronze tree/art installation in Woodbine Park?  Click on the link to see a map, see the circle of trees & listen to the artist! http://www.toronto.ca/culture/public_art/locations/circle_of_trees.htm

Posted in Urban Canopy and Ravines, Woodbine Park Project | Leave a comment

Sites re the benefits of trees & tree stewardship

Two interactive sites that promote the benefits of trees & tree stewardship: Ryerson campus tree mapping: entering a type of tree (e.g. ash) shows all the trees of that type (e.g. all the ash trees) on the Ryerson campus.  The benefits of these … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Canopy and Ravines | Leave a comment

YouTube Video: Identifying Ash Trees, EAB & Signs of Infestation

Over 800,000 ash trees are expected to die in Toronto over the next few years.  This video by the Wisconsin EAB program provides detailed information on how to identify an ash tree, what an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) looks like, and … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Canopy and Ravines | Tagged , | 1 Comment

YouTube Video: A Cautionary Tale of Trees

This video describes 3 types of trees that are in danger, and recommends planting a diversity of trees to ensure that neighbourhoods are not hit as hard.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8STIVurpEo&feature=relmfu Elm Trees (dutch elm disease)… yes, this is still a big problem!  American Chestnut … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Canopy and Ravines | Leave a comment

October 2012 Tree Events: Tree Tour, Tree Tenders, Emerald Ash Borer

Several new ‘tree’ events as per: http://www.yourleaf.org/calendar/list-upcoming-events Sun Oct 14, 10:30 -12:  Tree Tour (at the Brickworks) Wed Oct 17, 18, 20+23 (various times): Tree Tenders Training (Toronto Botanical Gardens, registration required) Wed Oct 24, 12-1: Emerald Ash Borer (at City … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Urban Canopy and Ravines | Tagged | Leave a comment

Glen Davis Ravine – 2nd of 2 items

Friends Of Glen Davis Ravine Concert August 4th – Open this link to see the poster for the event.

Posted in Events, Urban Canopy and Ravines | Leave a comment