Trees

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Joshua Kirsch and Dustin Bajer stand in front of trees in the Edmonton Urban Farm
News

Project looks to map saplings given to Alberta first-graders

For more than 60 years, the government of Alberta has distributed nearly 70,000 tree saplings to Grade 1 students during Alberta Forest Week. Now two local tree enthusiasts want your help to map those generations of lodgepole pine and white spruce.

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A canopy of green leaves as seen from beneath a tree
Feature

For Edmonton, a sustainable future depends on trees

Even though a council committee has put off passing a bylaw to protect trees on private property, the Tomorrow Foundation for a Sustainable Future is encouraged to see progress on a file that is vital to the city's ability to lessen and mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds seedlings in the Wild + Pine greenhouse
Brief

How to grow a climate change solution

In Episode 20 of Bloom, the founder and CEO of Wild + Pine outlines his company's efforts to maximize the use of a powerful tool to regulate the carbon cycle and mitigate the effects of climate change: the tree.

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A map of Edmonton with lots of red patches around the edges, representing the loss of vegetation between 1999 and 2020
News

Edmonton's disappearing green space needs replacing as the climate heats up

Edmonton is steadily losing its urban green space, making the city significantly hotter than the surrounding area as temperatures rise due to climate change.

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Emerald ash borer
Brief

Emerald ash borer could wreak havoc on Edmonton's boulevard trees

With just a handful of species making up Edmonton's boulevard trees, the biodiversity of the tree canopy has room for improvement.

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