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Documenting tree canopy loss due to severances/variances in Long Branch. What happens to trees near new sign at Non Frills?

Update: A more recent post is entitled: Please send a letter today to help save the trees in front of No Frills (Brown’s Line & lake Shore) [End]   Email messages have been circulating for some time, among Long Branch residents, regarding efforts to document tree canopy loss. The following message is an email text that […]


Tree canopy coverage: Long Branch is at 26.5%, New Toronto is at 8.7%, Mimico is at 13.3%, Rosedale-Moore Park is at 61.8%

I’m pleased to share the following information, which I learned of on the basic of email correspondence between Carol Walker Gayle of the City of Toronto and a Long Branch resident: In 2005 the City decided to increase its tree canopy from 17/20% to 30 to 40%. It is now at 20%. In Rosedale-Moore Park it […]


Timeframe to achieve the City’s Tree Canopy Goals has been revised

The City of Toronto’s Parks and Environment Committee’s primary focus, according to the City of Toronto website, “is the natural environment, with a mandate to monitor, and make recommendations on the sustainable use of Toronto’s natural environment.” An item entitled PE17.1 Core Service Review – Revising the Timeframe to achieve the City’s Tree Canopy Goals […]


Third Stop – Heritage Tree at Park Blvd. & Long Branch Ave.: May 5, 2018 Jane’s Walk

A May 2, 2018 Etobicoke Guardian article, highlighting a key feature of the Third Stop, is entitled: “Long Branch’s towering red oak designated a Heritage Tree: Heritage Trees are protected by one-of-a-kind bylaw in Ontario.” A ceremony was held on April 30, 2018, as the article notes, at which a 200-year-old red oak tree, at […]


Update regarding application to remove two mature trees at No Frills at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West

This post concerns Re: 3730 Lakeshore Blvd. West [#106750]. A previous post is entitled: No response from Choice Properties REIT regarding sign erected between two mature trees – No Frills by Brown’s Line I have been copied on recent email correspondence between a local resident and an Urban Forestry Planner at Urban Forestry, Tree Protection […]