Where are the greenest streets? Enter Treepedia

Where are the greenest streets? Enter Treepedia

Have you ever wondered what cities have the greenest, tree-lined streets? MIT’s Senseable City Lab is developing an answer to this question with their Treepedia project. Using data from Google Street View, Treepedia catalogues the density of the canopy in...
Winter Log Drives in Canada

Winter Log Drives in Canada

Did you know… In a location with snowy winters, the logging process began in the fall when a team of men hauled tools upstream into the timbered area, chopped out a clearing, and constructed crude buildings for a logging camp. In the winter when things froze...
Lumber Baron Stamps – Log Ownership

Lumber Baron Stamps – Log Ownership

During the log drive heyday, logs were floated downriver to be processed. Visitors to the Logs End showroom often ask how the lumber barons companies were able to identify the seemingly endless flow of logs. Thus enters the lumber baron stamps (aka timber mark)...
Ontario Tree Atlas and Arbour Week

Ontario Tree Atlas and Arbour Week

Arbor Week is celebrated each year in Ontario starting on the last Friday in April and ending on Mother’s Day. “The important role trees play in our lives was recognized as early as April 10, 1872. On that day, ecophilanthropist J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor...
Canada’s Trees

Canada’s Trees

Did you know Canada’s provinces and territories have official or provincial tree emblems?  During an Arbour Week tour, many of the participants were shocked to discover our Arboreal Emblems.  As such, the team at Logs End thought a quick post of Canada’s...