Make room for trees

Did you feel the heat this summer? I did, too. When I had to go out on foot, I criss-crossed the streets, looking for the shadiest stretches of sidewalk. Of course, I’ve always been a shameless tree-hugger. The landscape of the U.S. Gulf Coast city where I grew up alternated between patches of live oaks […]

If an ash tree falls in the city…

They’re green. They hail from Asia. And their babies kill trees – lots of trees. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a beetle that is largely responsible for the annihilation of the city’s ash trees. It was first discovered in Windsor in 2002 and had made its way to Toronto by 2007. The City of […]

News in Brief

Citizens for a Safe Environment is sponsoring a Fluoridation Information Meeting at Metro Hall, 55 John St., Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. Get the latest information on local and world-wide current and future fluoridation issues from guest speaker Dr. Paul Connett. Seating is limited so it is recommended you RSVP soon to Karen Buck […]

Hug a tree – it’s making you richer

As Mother Nature ever so slowly beckons spring to the Beach, the residents of our beautiful neighbourhood are but mere days away from witnessing the revival of our marvellous oak tree forest and its wondrous canopy. This year it feels late to see our oaks return from their winter slumber. Or was last year just […]