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Phil Paxton, CLHT, CLHM

Past President

Wheatland Trees Ltd.

Phil Paxton is the President and Owner of Wheatland Trees in Calgary, Alberta, and principal of the Alpha Better Group of Companies, including Alpha Better Landscaping, Delta Landscaping, Homescapes and Bablake Ltd. Phil is President of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, having served on the national board for over 15 years as former Landscape Canada Chair, Professional Development Chair and active in many provincial and national committees. Phil has represented Canada at the European Landscape Contractors Association and other international bodies, as an agent promoting industry standards, education and professionalism.

Phil’s passion for environmental responsibility and giving back also inspired him to lead his colleagues to the establishment of the Green Cities Foundation, and currently serves as its Past-Chair. Phil is convinced that the landscape industry’s work delivers a key component of urban health and the belief that horticulture solutions / natural assets are partners with grey infrastructure.

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