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April 27, 2006
Media Advisory - Mayor Miller digs in to help the city’s urban forest at Trees Across Toronto
Mayor David Miller, Deputy Mayor and Tree Advocate Joe Pantalone and General Manager of Parks, Forestry & Recreation Brenda Librecz, will dig in and plant trees at Sun Valley on Saturday, April 29 for Trees Across Toronto. Sun Valley is one of five planting sites for Trees Across Toronto, the third annual city-wide planting event for Toronto residents of all ages.

Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10:15 a.m. (official remarks); 10:30 a.m. (planting event)
Location: Sun Valley in the Lower Don Valley

Media Directions to Sun Valley:

Media are invited to use the entrance at 91 Bayview Ave. between Pottery Road and Nesbitt Drive, south of the railway bridge.

Four-wheel drive vehicles will be able to drive directly to the site. To access the entrance, travel northbound on Bayview Avenue. The site cannot be accessed from the southbound lane.

Members of the media without four-wheel drive vehicles can park on Nesbitt Drive which is approximately a four-minute walk to the site. After parking, walk across to the east side of Bayview at the lights and walk south approximately 50 metres to the entrance. Entrance to the site is on the east side of Bayview at the top of the hill. A small sign will indicate 91 Bayview Ave. Staff will be on-hand at the entrance to direct and assist you.

Members of the public are invited to use the entrance at Beechwood Drive and O’Connor Drive.

For more information, including site locations and maps, please visit or call 416-392-LEAF.

Media contact:

Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation Media Hotline



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