The Tree Planters Podcast

The Tree Planters podcast is our semi-regular series discussing issues facing Simcoe County and Ontario. We often have guests on, many of whom are also environmental activists.

A podcast about change for a better world.

We live in a world running out of space, resources, and time.

There are solutions.

We can build a better world – a world that is fair, healthy, and prosperous.

But this requires transformative change.

Why Tree Planters Podcast you ask?

Well, there’s a great proverb that goes as follows: “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

We feel there’s a scarcity of tree planters in positions of power these days.

Each month we look at problems and solutions relating to how we live in modern society, including those of sprawl and associated consumption patterns and behaviour, climate change, habitat degradation and species loss, community development and empowerment, knowledge of and connection to place, leadership and accountable governance, among others.

We welcome you to join us on our journey. Please don’t hesitate to connect with us if you have suggestions or questions.

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Innisfil Community Mapping

With the support of the Greenbelt Foundation, the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition analyzed and mapped environmental policies across Simcoe County and the Lake Simcoe watershed landscape.

Following this research, in February 2020 the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition hosted an event at Innisfil’s incredible IdeaLab and Library. This was attended by Innisfil residents, including some members of Council, the MPP for the area, Andrea Khanjin, and members of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition’s Innisfil member groups, including the Innisfil District Association and Innisfree Ltd.

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