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Tree Removal By-Law


By Paul McIntosh, Aurora ON. It doesn’t take long here in Aurora as you drive around in and just outside of town before you see them, the trees. Rising up and providing a glorious spectacle of green throughout the warmer months and a dazzling spray of colours for us in the fall. We are blessed …

I always thought that the shiny metal tag with an engraved number and attached to the tree trunk meant something. More like this tree will be preserved or never be cut down. My imagination runs wild sometimes since I am always on the side of the trees. Well, was I ever wrong. Someone told me this, a tree …

A few weeks passed since the June 23rd, 2015 Aurora Town Council meeting. I am bothered. I am bothered alot by the almost unanimous vote (by one) for the permit application MV-2015-05A-C to cut down forty-eight trees and potentially damage another sixteen trees in the process of building a new accessible home that would accommodate a …

Just a simple reminder why trees are important. “The trees around us are extremely important and have always been necessary for improving the human condition – both during its life and after harvest. It is not a stretch to believe that without trees we humans would not exist on this beautiful planet. In fact, some …