“There needs to be a paradigm shift”: Trees Please takes on Budget 2022

Trees Please has been very busy participating in the 2022 municipal budget consultations. Check out some of the media we’ve received:

VIDEO: Calls to boost budget for Winnipeg’s Urban Forest (CTV Winnipeg, Monday, Dec 6, 2021)

“There needs to be a paradigm shift here. We really need to stop seeing trees as just this beautifying add-on to a city. They’re absolutely critical to the good health and functioning of a city… We know that this canopy saves us $53 million every year and that is not being reflected in any kind of asset management plan or in the city budget.”

Advocates seek increased funding for urban canopy protection (Winnipeg Free Press, Monday, Dec 6, 2021)



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