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Why Forests Matter

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Why Forests Matter

Launched in September 2013, the Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC’s) Why Forests Matter speaker series is visiting three cities in 2015.  We are looking forward to engaging audiences across Canada on the importance of forests and why they matter to Canadians. Join us on November 4th in Vancouver, November 5th in Calgary, and November 17th in Ottawa. 

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The value of our urban forests

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The value of our urban forests

We hang swings from their branches, enjoy their shade in the summer and admire their beauty year-round. TD’s chief environment officer, Karen Clarke-Whistler, reminds us that our urban trees also do much more, adding significant value in terms of environmental benefits and energy savings.

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Accounting for natural capital

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Accounting for natural capital

Imagine if every year you were sent an invoice from nature for the “goods and services” you enjoyed – such as clean water, breathable air, the pollination of bees – along with all the other bills you received.  

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