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Register for a FREE Tree Today with Tree for Me

The Mimico Residents Association’s Tree for Me Grant has been approved!  The Tree for Me program offers free trees to Toronto residents to support the City’s 40 percent tree canopy cover target. Registration is now Open!  We are pleased to offer you a choice of up to 2 FREE TREES per household from 8 native tree species, suitable for all yards. Registration is…

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Toronto Tree Planting strategy – Public Consultation Meetings RESCHEDULED

Update: November 5, 2015 City of Toronto working on a Tree Planting Strategy The City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division, in consultation with Toronto Water, Transportation Services, City Planning and Economic Development and Culture, will develop a Tree Planting Strategy to inspire action to reach the City’s target of 40 per cent tree canopy cover over the next…

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City of Toronto tree protection policy & specifications for construction near trees

Mimico Residents, For your information: Below (linked PDF) are the current City guidelines and regulations should one undertake construction around or near City-owned trees. As well, there are restrictions on backyard trees if they are over 30 cms in diameter at 1.4 metres above the ground. To protect our tree canopy, backyard trees are essential. City street trees just don’t…

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