Tag Archives: ReForest London

The Gift of Free Trees

It was Wednesday afternoon. The skies darkened the closer I got to the fair grounds. Small drops of rain quietly pattered on the windshield, barely enough to warrant the use of the wipers, but visible nonetheless. I had forgotten my … Continue reading

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RePlanting The Forest City

If not for the fork in the Thames River where downtown London, Ontario sits, this city of over 360,000 people might not exist. For it was the view of the Fork of the Thames that Lieutenant Governor John Simcoe Graves … Continue reading

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Spotlight: The Tamarack

What tree looks like an evergreen, has needles and cones like an evergreen, but is actually considered a deciduous tree? None other than Larix laricina or the Tamarack. The tamarack tree is a native species not only to London, Ontario, but can be … Continue reading

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Unless

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax Anyone who has ever read the book “The Lorax” (written way back in 1971 if you can believe it), or seen … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring

The 2014 Spring Equinox falls on Thursday, March 20th. On that day, day and night are of equal length and in the Northern Hemisphere, days will continue to get longer until the Summer Solstice in June. Three cheers for spring … Continue reading

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