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Students, parks giving dead ash trees new life in Richmond Hill

Nov 09, 2015

Where some see death and destruction, high school teacher Leed Jackson sees beauty, potential and the circle of life.

Now, his students see it, too.

Most people who witnessed the loss of thousands of ash trees destroyed by the Emerald Ash Borer viewed it as a loss to the community.

But the woodworking teacher at the Toronto Waldorf School in Thornhill is turning lemons into lemonade, helping his students turn the dead wood into furniture and works of art.

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