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Ontario woman devotes life to saving trees from extinction

An Ontario woman has made it her mission to nurture and protect trees for future generations. The CBC's Nick Purdon tells the story of Diana Beresford-Kroeger, the Tree Whisperer.

'I'm what you would call a scientific tree hugger,' Diana Beresford-Kroeger says

To Diana Beresford-Kroeger, trees are an integral part of her world. And she has made it her mission to nurture them for future generations. 6:35

Most of us pass scores of trees every day and rarely give them a second thought.

But for Ontario resident Diana Beresford-Kroeger, trees are an integral part of her world.

She has made it her mission to nurture and protect them for future generations.

"I love trees," she says. "I'm what you would call a scientific tree hugger."

Click the video above to watch the story of the Tree Whisperer from the CBC's Nick Purdon.