Learn how to protect Ward 13's ash trees
Fifty ash trees have had to be removed in Ward 13 because of an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation, said Toronto’s Tree Advocate and Parkdale-High Park Councillor Sarah Doucette.
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Green 13's Rain Barrel Sale Fundraiser - Thank You!
Warm thanks to all who made Green 13's Rain Barrel Fundraiser such a success --- to Shaul Kochba the manager of FreshCo on Dundas at Runnymede for allowing rain barrel pick-up at their parking lot; all who shared word of the fundraiser; members of Green 13 who volunteered, liaised, gophered, postered, organized and staffed; to Pam Mountain, the head librarian at Annette Branch which allowed us to display a sample rain barrel; to Larry Pomerantz and the most supportive staff of RainBarrel.ca...Read more
Toronto's Future Weather and Climate
The rainy spring evening of April 9 '13, residents gathered at Swansea Town Hall to meet and hear Franz Hartmann, Executive Director of TEA, Toronto Environmental Alliance, share how he first learned about the existence of Toronto's Future Weather and Climate study. He walked us through deeper levels of understanding as to what the study projects, and...Read more
Earth Hour Recap
Green13 wants to extend a big thank you to friends and neighbhours who took part in its annual Earth Hour walk through High Park on March 24.
With candles and a waxing moon to light their way, about 150 people strolled through the High Park Zoo where lamas, goats, and wallabies could be seen moving in the dark of their enclosures.
From there, they made their way to the park's children's garden and toured the teaching kitchen to learn about...Read more
Rain Barrel Fundraiser - Order now!
We're pleased to partner with rainbarrel.ca for a 'truckload of rain barrels' fundraiser.
Buy a rain barrel made from food grade, recycled plastics at a very competitive price.
Reduce run-off, pressure on the city's water supply system and by extension your water bill in the summer.
Proceeds help us fight the...