Op-Ed: Bold action needed to save public trees

Why do I describe an overall operating and capital budget increase of 22 per cent as a step in the right direction, rather than a giant leap?

Here’s the thing. A 22 per cent increase will help get a more trees in the ground, but it won’t fully address the reasons behind Winnipeg’s staggering tree loss — losses which, in some neighbourhoods, are as high as 21 per cent.

A new op-ed by our coalition Interim Chair, Erna Buffie!

Bold Action Needed to Save Public Trees, Winnipeg Free Press, March 16, 2023

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