Forestry in the Classroom
September 18th–24th, 2016
Forests Ontario encourages you to celebrate National Forest Week, taking place September 18th to 24th, by inviting forestry into your classroom! Returning for a fifth year, the Forestry in the Classroom (FIC) program connects students with forest professionals, and increases student’s awareness and understanding of forest management techniques and career opportunities.
You can request a free Forestry in the Classroom presentation online or register as a presenter by clicking here.
Toronto School top team at 2016 North American Envirothon Championship
53 Teams from the United States, Canada and China tested their environmental problem-solving skills during the four-day competition hosted by Forests Ontario
July 29, 2016 – Forests Ontario is pleased to announce that Ontario are the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE) champions, besting nearly 50 other teams from across North America. Over the course of four days, students engaged in a series of challenges that tested their skills and knowledge of natural ecosystems. The winners received a... Read More
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 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
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