Local tree receives official heritage designation

  •  October, 2019
By Tim Lambrinos It’s now about a tree that has become more colourful than any other tree in all of Toronto. It’s the massive red oak of Coral Gable Drive – estimated to be between 250 and 350 years old. The tree stands in the rear yard of a home built in the early 1960’s. Prior to that, th...

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Tree Art

  •  October, 2019
By Sean Delaney On Sept. 14, as part of the Heritage Oak plaque unveiling, the Woodview Park Library held a celebration for the winners of the Heritage Tree Art Contest. The contest ran throughout the summer and had participants create an original piece showing a tree and using commonly recycle...

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The Red Oak of Coral Gable Drive 2019

  •  August, 2019
Strong roots in the community By Sean Delaney In 2015, a popular opinion began to be expressed that the Red Oak of Coral Gable Drive was an Oak tree, and community symbol worthy of a monument. But we’ll come back to that later. The tree is more than just branches, leaves, bark and a trunk...

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Call it Tree Love

  •  December, 2018
By Maria Maiolo Sophia Maiolo was just six years old when she fell in love with a giant Red Oak tree. Her love of the great outdoors was obvious when we spoke about nature. Those conversations led us to explore where the largest and oldest tree in Toronto was located. And to our surprise it was...

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