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Roncy’s 125 year old tree to receive Heritage Recognition by the Ontario Heritage Tree Program

On Saturday October 27, join Trees Ontario, the Ontario Urban Forest Council (OUFC), local partner LEAF and members of the Roncesvalles community to celebrate the Heritage Recognition of Roncy’s beloved tree.

The tree was nominated by Karyn Klaire Koski, a passionate community member and environmental advocate, via a video nomination. The tree has since been acknowledged as a Recognized Heritage Tree by Trees Ontario and OUFC.

Heritage trees are identified and assessed based on their age, size, appearance, and most importantly their cultural and historical significance.

Heritage trees are an important component of urban forestry. Their presence not only invokes an emotional response from communities, but they provide an ecological legacy of genetic material.