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26 04, 2013

Protecting Our Urban Trees

By |April 26th, 2013|Good to Know|0 Comments

Almost all municipalities now have tree protection bylaws to provide preservation of the tree canopy in urban environments.  Most people don’t consider how trees are such an integral part of our lives, these bylaws control arbitrary cutting of trees and promote their importance within our communities.  Trees are a valuable asset to homeowners and the [...]

1 03, 2013

How do Trees Survive in Our Cold Canadian Winters?

By |March 1st, 2013|Good to Know|0 Comments

The question then is how do trees survive below zero, when the water within them must freeze solid? They go dormant in the winter like a bear hibernates. There are still nutrients in the soil. The roots have some protection, particularly the deeper ones, and even the shallow ones may have sufficient snow cover to [...]

22 02, 2013

Mission Accomplished- Bastrop 2013

By |February 22nd, 2013|News|0 Comments

reTREEt America is a Nonprofit Organization dedicated to planting trees in areas which have been affected by a natural disaster. We consider the reTREEters as " second responders ". We are a band of cycling tree planters,  we  ride into town on our bicycles followed by a convoy of trucks and trees!! Those affected by the disaster have started [...]

22 11, 2012

Goderich reTREEt America

By |November 22nd, 2012|News|0 Comments

The weekend of November 17 – 18, 2012 is one that the good folks of Goderich will not soon forget. Over a 100 tree planters put 889 trees into the ground  in an effort to improving their urban and rural forest canopy.  reTREEt America showed up with a force of 35 reTREEters to team up with [...]

1 11, 2012

reTREEt America Events

By |November 1st, 2012|News|0 Comments

Greg Hill, president of Maple Hill Tree Services, is presently a director on the board for reTREEt America. reTREEt America is a new upstart Non-Profit Organization dedicated to planting trees in communities which have been devastated by a natural disaster. reTREEt  America  a kaleidoscopic group of bicycle and tree enthusiasts with strong backs, sharp minds, [...]