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Video: 3 Years of Urban Greening with Timberland

Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities. 

In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.  

Nasir’s #GardenStory: Teaching Other Kids Through His Love of Gardening

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Smarter, happier, healthier kids have one thing in common. They spend more time outdoors. That’s why at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation we make it our mission to give more kids the chance to experience the benefits of gardens and greenspaces like Nasir.

Starting January 2, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will launch its Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening, inviting schools and nonprofit organizations from across the country to apply for funds to support their youth garden programs.

5 Ways 'Play' Can Help Engage People in Parks

By Jodi Lastman
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The Park Summit, hosted by Park People and sponsored by TD Bank Group, is Canada's largest gathering of park champions. The annual event brings together park experts – from designers to community leaders -- to share innovative ideas and approaches on how to foster inclusive, urban green spaces. This year the theme of the Park Summit was about cultivating play in parks.  The following article highlights some of the key learnings from the 2018 event.

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The Park Summit, hosted by Park People and sponsored by TD Bank Group, is Canada's largest gathering of park champions. The annual event brings together park experts – from designers to community leaders -- to share innovative ideas and approaches on how to foster inclusive, urban green spaces. This year the theme of the Park Summit was about cultivating play in parks.  The following article highlights some of the key learnings from the 2018 event.

New TD Bank Group Report Uncovers Canadians’ Perceptions About Community Green Spaces

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Spetember 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - According to the new TD GreenSights Report, the majority of Canadians ( 95 per cent) believe that access to community green space will be important to their quality of life in the future. However, there is room for improvement: three-quarters (77 per cent) say the green space closest to their home could be better.

TD Bank Becomes First Long-Term Green Sponsor of the New York City High Line

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TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, has entered into a three-year partnership with Friends of the High Line, the nonprofit organization that manages the park and provides 98 percent of its operating budget, to support the park's continued evolution, maintenance and operations.

The High Line is an oasis of biodiversity in Manhattan, featuring more than 450 species of grasses, perennials, shrubs and trees that grow along the 1.5-mile-long park.

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