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B.C. heat wave suspected for Vancouver trees prematurely shedding leaves

Scientist says cities need to revise urban forestry plans


July 6, 2021
By CBC News

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A number of trees in Vancouver are already shedding their leaves, and it’s the region’s unprecedented heat wave that is suspected to be the cause, scientists are saying. A UBC forestry professor says municipalities need to revise their urban forestry plans to adapt to future heat waves.

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