Free Press: Province should protect urban canopy (Op-Ed)

In the Free Press, rees Please Winnipeg’s interim chair Erna Buffie argues that Manitoba’s provincial government should be doing a lot more to protect urban forests. See Province should protect urban canopy (Winnipeg Free Press, July 26, 2021).

Sadly, past actions suggest the current government has limited interest in investing in trees, even though urban forests are one of the few municipal assets that are guaranteed to appreciate in value — something that should appeal to every fiscal conservative.

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