CBC Hamilton "Meet the woman searching for the oldest trees in Hamilton"
Downtown Sparrow "What Coexisting with Urban Trees Can Teach Us About Our City"
How do trees propagate? In the city, it is easy to forget about the important role seeds play in the forest. Seeds are our quiet companions in the city. We rake them up, drop maple keys and watch them spin and pull them from cracks in the sidewalk when they become a nuisance.
The Learning Guide is co-produced with the Department of Tourism and Culture with the City of Hamilton and Tropos. This educational resource for local teachers will help students learn about the urban forest in Hamilton. As part of the Stewardship program established through our work at Tropos, the Learning Guide introduces the core concepts of our work to kids through a series of creative activities: identifying, collecting, and protecting.
Click on the link below to download a copy for your classroom.
Are you interested in becoming a neighbourhood forest steward? Are you passionate about the trees in your community and want to make a difference?
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25% of Canada's biodiversity can be found in Hamilton. Yet as cities expand, trees have a harder time reproducing in urban areas. Seeds play an important role in the urban ecosystem to regrow the urban forest and act as a food resource. By restoring habitat we can help urban forests regenerate and protect the planet. Click on the links below to learn more about the urban forest.