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  • Trees For Life Canada | Hamilton Spectator and the Virtual YMCA
    Spectator and the Virtual YMCA December 3 2011 Hamilton Spectator and the Virtual YMCA On a chilly December afternoon Trees for Life Canada joined the Virtual YMCA at its Bennetto Elementary School afterschool program in Hamilton In keeping with the Virtual YMCA s social skills development program Trees for Life Canada delivered a student workshop focusing on the Y s core values of Respect Caring and Responsibility Students learned about kid sized solutions to some of our worst environmental issues Each student planted his or her own tree and pledged to love and care for it The Hamilton Spectator picked up the story and published a nice photo filled piece with all of the fun things kids do at the Virtual YMCA Update Students at Bennetto Elementary contacted Trees for Life Canada to report the good news Many of the Honey Locust trees planted in December have grown to be over 30cm tall Students are excited to transplant their seedlings outside this spring Thanks Bennetto Virtual YMCA Keep the updates coming Related posts YMCA Summer Camps Trees for Life Canada Hamilton Burlington Eco Festival Earth Day 2011 at Cardinal Newman Elementary Share this Related posts YMCA Summer Camps Trees for

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2011/12/03/tfl-in-the-hamilton-newspaper/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Trees For Life Canada | December’s Eco Super-Stars
    3 2011 December s Eco Super Stars Even though it s cold and snowy outside in Sudbury Ontario we see new trees sprouting along the windowsill of Ms Amadio s grade 6 classroom A good reminder that you can be green year round Ms Amadio s students proudly display their seedlings in their incredible biodegradable cartons and the work they ve done to identify different tree species using an interactive key that can be found at dnr wi gov org caer ce eek veg treekey Great resource Ms A In the background we can see a fun activity the class added to their data management unit A height comparison of tree species Want to see how YOU measure up against the tallest trees in the world Find the printable here Thanks for sharing Ms Amadio s class You re this month s Trees for Life Canada Eco Super Stars Make sure to check back for updates on Ms Amadio s class seedlings her super star environmental education efforts Keep up the good work guys The Trees for Life Canada gang Related posts Hamilton Burlington Eco Festival Announcing our First Whitebark Pine Seed Stewards Hamilton Spectator and the Virtual YMCA Share

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2012/12/15/decembers-eco-super-stars/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Trees For Life Canada | November Sponsor news!
    project kits for elementary students in the Toronto area The program complements Umicore s own environmental policy and the company s ongoing commitment to producing environmentally friendly products and supporting the local community In 2012 the Umicore Group was again in the Top 10 of the most sustainable corporations in the world and was selected as one of the most ethical companies in the world www umicorepreciousmetals com Related posts

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2012/11/20/november-sponsor-news/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Trees For Life Canada | Hamilton YMCA Summer Camps Get Growing!
    the summer heat Each camper planted his or her own spruce or pine tree and took the all important Trees for Life pledge I promise to love and care for my tree so it can grow up big and strong Check out the campers completing the mazes and activites and reading the jokes and fun facts in their student workbooks You can see the campers at Dr J Edgar Davey

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2012/08/25/hamilton-ymca-summer-camps-get-growing/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Trees For Life Canada | July Sponsor News!
    that eliminate the use of paper towels saving trees They let you clean your home and be chemical free using 95 less water than regular mops and cloths Washable they clean up anything around the house and last a long time Streak F r ee owner is an amazing mom of 3 who believes in clean healthy homes protecting our environment and fun environmental education For every Streak F ree

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2012/07/28/july-sponsor-news/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Trees For Life Canada | Live Green Festival in Toronto’s Dundas Square
    December 3 2011 Live Green Festival in Toronto s Dundas Square Thanks to everyone who came out to our booth and planted some seedlings Related posts Toronto Live Green Festival 2011 Hamilton Burlington Eco Festival Earth Day 2011 at Cardinal Newman Elementary Hamilton Spectator and the Virtual YMCA YMCA Summer Camps Trees for Life Canada Share this Related posts Toronto Live Green Festival 2011 Hamilton Burlington Eco Festival Earth Day

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2012/07/26/live-green-festival/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Trees For Life Canada | Clean Air By Kids Trivia!
    of trees remove from the air each year A 1 ton of carbon dioxide B 2 6 tons C 4 8 tons Question 3 What pollutant that damages tree leaves soil quality and rivers is caused mainly by automobiles A Carbon Monoxide B Carbon Dioxide C Sulphur Dioxide Question 4 How much CO2 does a gallon of gasoline add to the atmosphere A 5 pounds 2 3 kilos B 20 lbs 9 kilos C 40 lbs 18 kilos Question 5 Do you know what appliance in your kitchen uses the least amount of energy A The Stove B Toaster Oven C Microwave D Refrigerator Question 6 How many trees are cut down each year to make junk mail A 100 000 B 500 000 C 1 000 000 Question 7 If we recycled half of the world s paper how many trees would we save A 1 million acres of forest B 10 million acres of forest C 20 million acres of forest Question 8 How much water can one large tree lift up out of the ground and discharge into the air in one day A 40 gallons B 100 gallons C 160 gallons Question 9 How much money could green roofs save the city of Toronto each year A 20 000 000 a year B 92 000 000 a year C 100 000 000 a year Question 10 How many degrees can large shade trees reduce local ambient temperatures A 1 2 degrees B 3 5 degrees C 5 6 degrees Question 11 How much pollution does a car create each year A 108 lbs of hydrocarbons B 854 lbs carbon monoxide C 16 000 lbs carbon dioxide D 830 gallons gas evaporates E All of the above Once you are finished click the button below Any items

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2012/07/23/clean-air-by-kids-trivia/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Trees For Life Canada | Announcing our First Whitebark Pine Seed Stewards!
    2011 July 18 2011 Hamilton Spectator and the Virtual YMCA December 3 2011 Announcing our First Whitebark Pine Seed Stewards This April the Albion Elementary school in Maple Ridge British Columbia is the first school to work with us on a collaboration project with the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation of Canada The whole school will be participating in our Grow a Tree project and is receiving very special hand harvested Whitebark Pine seeds that have been stratified and are ready to plant After the seedlings sprout the students will become stewards and take care of the seedlings for a few months Then the Whitebark Pine Foundation Ecologists will visit the school to collect the seedlings and plant them back into the region Congratulations Albion Pac Elementary We look forward to hearing your progress and posting your photos and observations To learn more about White Bark Pine visit http www whitebarkpine ca This is a wonderful opportunity to applaud the care and dedication of young people as stewards and share it with Canadian schools Please contact lisa trees4life ca if your school is interested in becoming special seedling stewards in these select British Columbia areas Whistler Pemberton and Lillooet Invermere Kimberley

    Original URL path: http://www.trees4life.ca/2012/04/07/announcing-our-first-whitebark-pine-seed-stewards/ (2016-02-14)
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