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2016 North American Envirothon Celebrates and Supports Young Environmental Leaders

2016 North American Envirothon Celebrates and Supports Young Environmental Leaders

Peterborough, ON July 21th, 2016 – The 2016 North American Envirothon Championship kicks off on July 24th at Trent University. The event will launch with opening ceremonies featuring a celebration of local culture and an official welcome from Peterborough Mayor Darryl Bennett. More than 250 students as well as teachers and volunteers representing more than... Read More

Forests Ontario Welcomes Students to Peterborough for 2016 North American Envirothon

Forests Ontario Welcomes Students to Peterborough for 2016 North American Envirothon

Toronto, ON, July 18, 2016 – As the host of the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), Forests Ontario will proudly welcome more than 250 students on 51 teams from Canada and the United States to Trent University in Peterborough from July 24th-29th. This year, the competition will focus on the theme of invasive species, an... Read More

2017 Calendar Photo Contest

2017 Calendar Photo Contest

Submit a photo that captures the beauty of our natural environment

We’re looking for photo submissions for our 2017 Calendar Photo Contest. Whether it is a close up shot of the forest floor or a landscape of your woodlot, we want you to capture something that is special to you. The winning photos will be showcased in our 2017 calendar and also used in various other communications.... Read More

Forests Ontario announces 2016 Ontario Envirothon Champion

Forests Ontario announces 2016 Ontario Envirothon Champion

Ontario’s largest environmental competition connects youth to the outdoors

LINDSAY, ON, June 1, 2016 – Today marked the final day of a week-long competition that saw the top 18 Ontario Envirothon schools from across the province compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champion at Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario. This year’s Ontario Envirothon Champion is University of Toronto Schools from Toronto, who triumphed over... Read More

Del Ridge Homes Planting 140,000 Trees in Partnership with Forests Ontario

Del Ridge Homes Planting 140,000 Trees in Partnership with Forests Ontario

New, Unprecedented GreenLife Woods Initiative a Natural Extension of Del Ridge's Longstanding Commitment to Smaller Carbon Footprint and Reduced Energy Consumption

MARKHAM, ON, April 21, 2016 – Del Ridge Homes and Forests Ontario are joining forces to plant more than 140,000 trees, in order to more than offset the energy and carbon footprint of the just launched GreenLife East Markham I and II (GEM I and II) Net Zero condominium project. Del Ridge Homes is also committed to doing... Read More

Ontario Envirothon

Ontario Envirothon

The Ontario Envirothon isn’t just an educational program—it’s a team-based competition for high school students who love the outdoors. Think of it as an incubator for the environmental leaders of tomorrow, designed to prepare students for future green careers. Read More

50 Million Tree Program

50 Million Tree Program

The province of Ontario has committed to planting 50 million trees by 2025, and to date, we’ve helped more than 4,000 landowners who have planted over 23 million trees. Read More

  • Greater Than 2.5 Acres / 1 Hectare
  • Open
  • Ontario
Forest Recovery Canada

Forest Recovery Canada

For landowners with properties outside of the province, we offer additional support through Forest Recovery Canada, a tree planting initiative for private and public landowners and municipalities nationwide. Read More

  • Less Than 2.5 Acres / 1 Hectare
  • Greater Than 2.5 Acres / 1 Hectare
  • Open
  • Treed
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon

About Forests Ontario

At Forests Ontario, we’re dedicated to making Ontario’s forests greener. Our ambitious tree planting initiatives, extensive education programs, and decades of community engagement have helped plant millions of  trees in the province each year—and it’s through these efforts that we’re bringing our vision for healthier forests to a new generation of stewards, partners, teachers, and donors.

As a non-profit registered charity, we’re always looking for volunteers, sponsors, and donors who will help keep our forests green—and help keep our programs running. You can donate today in minutes, help organize a local event, make forests part of your social corporate responsibility plans, or sign-up for one of our workshops or community days to learn more.

When you support us, you support the future of Ontario’s forests.