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University of Saskatchewan Campus Tree Tour

Thursday May 26th 11 am - 12 noon

The tour will consist of walking through the beautiful U of S campus, identifying tree species and learning about the trees' value and history. Wear clothes appropriate to the day's weather. The event is kid and wheelchair friendly, but the event is not pet friendly. The event will not proceed if there is rain, but may be rescheduled. There is no cost to the event, and no transportation is available to the event. Parking is available nearby the Diefenbaker Centre. Questions can be directed to the tour leader, Gift Marufu, by email at gift.marufu@usask.ca, or by phone at 306-966-4513. Meet near the front door of the Diefenbaker Centre. Part of the 2016 NatureCity Festival.

Annual Garage Sale

Saturday June 4th 9am - 4pm

SOS Elms will hold its annual garage sale at 501 Albert Street in Saskatoon.

We are needing contributions for the sale. If you have any items to donate, please call Doug or Rae at 306-244-3082 to arrange drop-off between now and the sale in June. If you have a heavy or awkward item and would like someone to pick it up, also call 306-244-3082.

SOS Elms Coalition is concerned about the health of Saskatchewan's community tree populations, in particular the threat of Dutch Elm Disease.  We undertake public education and action projects designed to involve individual citizens as well as provincial and municipal governments in the active care of community trees. 

SOS Elms is active throughout the province working toward protecting the urban forest. SOS Elms creates awareness and understanding of Dutch Elm Disease through displays, school programs and community projects. SOS Elms has undertaken community tree inventory programs to inform the public as well as provincial and municipal governments about the condition of each community's tree population. In its advocacy role, SOS Elms acts as a citizen watchdog of government agencies striving for policy change and responsible management of urban forests.

 

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Last updated May 21, 2016