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Tree canopy policy in Smiths Falls, Ont. reflects town’s goal to expand urban forest

A healthy urban forest has economic and environmental benefits


February 4, 2021
By Lake 88.1

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The importance and significance of Smiths Falls, Ont.’s tree canopy has been spelled out in a newly released tree canopy preservation and enhancement policy. The policy is in keeping with the town’s goal to improve its quality of life by expanding its urban forest. It suggests a healthy urban forest provides economic, community and environmental benefits.

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