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Get your free trees or shrubs – at our next Tree for Me event – Saturday October 13, 2018

Once again, SERRA will be hosting a Tree for Me event.

Date: Saturday October 13, 2018

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location: The Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Road East, Toronto.

Please visit the Tree for Me website for information about the species that are available, take the quiz to determine the best trees or shrubs for your property and get ready to register for our event in October. Registration will close on October 7th, 2018. Here is the link for The TREE for Me website: https://www.treeforme.ca/

Please contact us if you would like to volunteer to help during this event. Email us at serra@southeglinton.ca

 

Receive up to two free trees or shrubs to plant on private property.

Supported by the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation, SERRA is committed to helping our neighbourhood enhance our green space and increase our tree canopy.

Register to receive a FREE TREE OR SHRUB, then pick it up at the Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Road East, on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 between 1:00 and 3:00 pm.

All trees are locally sourced and their seeds were collected from the local seed zone, which ensures they will be hardy in our region and support local bird and insect life.

To find out more about the trees and get the tree or shrub that best suits you and your location, check out the Species Information

Big Trees:
Red Maple
Bur Oak

Small Trees: 
Northern Hackberry
White Birch

Shrubs:
Serviceberry
Staghorn Sumac

On October 13 while picking up their tree, all participants will view a short demonstration on how to plant the tree, and to care for it afterwards.

Trees on offer weigh less than 5 pounds (2.5 kg) and are 2-5 feet tall (61-152 cm) and are easily transported in a car trunk, a grocery trolley or on the TTC.

** Limit is 2 trees or shrubs per household

New this year: If you live in an apartment or condo you can register to receive saplings.

Aerial spraying against Gypsy Moth May 26 & 27, 2019

Read about  the areal spraying treatment program in this article from the South Bayview Bulldog. The City of Toronto has identified certain areas of the city where mature oak trees have been negatively impacted by the Gypsy Moth. As a result, there will be areal spraying against the Gypsy Moth in specific areas within wards 15, 12, 11, 4, 3, 2, and 1. The first round of aerial spraying will take place Sunday, May 26, … Read moreAerial spraying against Gypsy Moth May 26 & 27, 2019

City of Toronto Community Environment Days – 2019

  For more information about these and other Community Environment Day events click here to go the City of Toronto website. Community Environment Day on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. at Leaside Community Gardens, 1073 Millwood Road.     Community Environment Day on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 4 – 8 p.m. at North Toronto Memorial Arena, 174 Orchard View Blvd. (In the parking lot.)  

Get your free trees or shrubs – at our next Tree for Me event – Saturday October 13, 2018

Once again, SERRA will be hosting a Tree for Me event. Date: Saturday October 13, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Location: The Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Road East, Toronto. Please visit the Tree for Me website for information about the species that are available, take the quiz to determine the best trees or shrubs for your property and get ready to register for our event in October. Registration will close on … Read moreGet your free trees or shrubs – at our next Tree for Me event – Saturday October 13, 2018

Consultation regarding how to reduce single-use and takeaway items – October 2, 2018

The City of Toronto is undertaking consultation to help inform future decisions regarding reducing single-use and takeaway items. You are invited to learn more about this topic, ask questions and share feedback at in-person event, via live-webcast, webinar, or through an online survey. Please circulate and share this information with your networks. IN-PERSON EVENT + WEBCAST Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Open house 6 – 7pm Presentation & questions 7 – 8:30pm BMO Conference Centre & … Read moreConsultation regarding how to reduce single-use and takeaway items – October 2, 2018