Monthly Archives: March 2015

Letter to CCAN from local resident

I have lived in the Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood in various locations for over 30 years and for the last 6 years I have lived on Fleming Street off 18th. One of the joys of living in this Neighbourhood is the … Continue reading

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Vancouver axes tree-cutting bylaw for property owners

CTV Vancouver Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:25PM PDT    Link to original article. A bylaw letting Vancouverites chop down one healthy tree on their property per year without cause has been axed. Effective immediately, residents can only remove trees that are dead, … Continue reading

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City aims to boost tree population, really?

Article: Vancouver Sun April 12, 2014 A city goal to plant 150,000 more trees in Vancouver by 2020 will focus on boosting the tree population in city districts – mainly in east Vancouver – that lag behind other communities, park … Continue reading

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Treekeepers, what’s missing from this program?

This City of Vancouver initiative certainly has a “Green” looking website. Their mantra is PLANT LEARN SERVE. That’s great as far as it goes but I find a critical component to be conspicuous by its complete absence from this program. PRESERVE. … Continue reading

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Who will speak for Vancouver’s trees?

Special to The Globe and Mail Published Friday, May. 09 2014, 3:17 PM EDT The numbers are depressing. In the past four years, 2,243 houses in Vancouver have been demolished and replaced by new ones. That averages out to 1.5 … Continue reading

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Vancouver Sun Editorial: Vancouver’s tree canopy is diminished, and so are we

With a loss of 23,000 healthy trees since 1996, overwhelmingly on private property, it is time Vancouver prioritized preservation of the city’s withering canopy over the clear-cutting of building lots to ease new home construction. See complete article.

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