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    • Spring Cottage Life Show

      March 31 to April 2

      Let’s get together at the Spring Cottage Life Show! Forests Ontario is pleased to join more than 550 exhibitors showcasing boats, docks, innovative building products, green solutions, decor, arts and crafts, food, water…Find out more

      Location
      The International Centre, Mississauga
      Link
      shows.cottagelife.com
    • Spring Cottage Life Show

      March 31 to April 2

      Let’s get together at the Spring Cottage Life Show! Forests Ontario is pleased to join more than 550 exhibitors showcasing boats, docks, innovative building products, green solutions, decor, arts and crafts, food, water…Find out more

      Location
      The International Centre, Mississauga
      Link
      shows.cottagelife.com
    • Green Living Show

      April 7 to April 9

      The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Visitors can shop the wide variety of exhibitor booths…Find out more

      Location
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
      Link
      www.greenlivingshow.ca
    • Green Living Show

      April 7 to April 9

      The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Visitors can shop the wide variety of exhibitor booths…Find out more

      Location
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
      Link
      www.greenlivingshow.ca
    • Go Wild Grow Wild

      April 8

      Join in the celebration of Canada’s Deep South! Check out the largest gathering of region’s businesses, experts, organizations, and groups to inspire your next adventure! Go Wild Grow Wild Expo…Find out more

      Location
      Metroland Media Agriplex, London
      Link
      caroliniancanada.ca
    • Green Living Show

      April 7 to April 9

      The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Visitors can shop the wide variety of exhibitor booths…Find out more

      Location
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
      Link
      www.greenlivingshow.ca
    • Women in Trees

      April 22

      Discover the variety of roles and opportunities in the fields of Urban Forestry, Forestry and Arboriculture at this free event! The day will include networking opportunities, a panel discussion and…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Email
      katrina.van_osch-saxon@flemingcollege.ca
      Phone
      866-353-646 ext. 3274
    • Ajax Community Plant

      April 22

      The community that plants together, grows together! Our Community Tree Plant brings together families, community members and volunteers to take part in a half-day tree planting activity, promoting local engagement…Find out more

      Location
      Miles Park
      Link
      www.ajax.ca
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Town of Pelham Community Plant

      April 28

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, and the Town of Pelham, on April 28th for a Community Planting Event. This half-day planting…Find out more

      Location
      Woodstream Park
      Link
      ctp17pelham.eventbrite.ca
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Ontario Woodlot Association Annual Conference

      April 28 to April 29

      Location
      Newmarket Community Centre, Newmarket
      Link
      www.ontariowoodlot.com
    • Ontario Woodlot Association Annual Conference

      April 28 to April 29

      Location
      Newmarket Community Centre, Newmarket
      Link
      www.ontariowoodlot.com
    • EcoLinks

      May 5

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be exhibiting at the annual Ontario Society for Environmental Education Conference. Stop by our table to learn about our popular forest focused education programs.Find out more

      Location
      Ball’s Falls Conservation Area, Lincoln
      Link
      home.osee.ca
    • Aurora Community Arboretum Annual Tree Plant

      May 6

      Join us to plant 500+ trees! We'll supply shovels and plants. Great event for families and students who need volunteer hours planting trees and shrubs. Rain or shine. Please dress for…Find out more

      Location
      Birkshire Drive, near Skipton Trail, entrance beside Optimist Park Aurora, ON
      Link
      www.auroraarboretum.ca
      Email
      membersandvolunteers@auroraarboretum.ca
    • Community Tree Plant - Windsor

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Ontario Wood, City of Windsor and the Essex Region Conservation Authority on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th…Find out more

      Location
      Tranby Park 1292 Tranby Ave. Windsor, ON
      Link
      ctp17windsor.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Community Tree Plant - Cambridge

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.…Find out more

      Location
      Dumfries Conservation Area Dunbar Road Cambridge, ON N3H 4W6
      Link
      ctp17cambridge.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Community Tree Plant - York

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and the Regional Municipality of York on Saturday, May 6th for…Find out more

      Location
      Mt. Albert Water Pollution Control Plant 5866 Doane Road Mount Albert, ON L0G 1M0
      Link
      ctp17york.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Community Tree Plant - Niagara

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th…Find out more

      Location
      7805 Niagara Parkway Niagara Falls, ON L2G 0A2
      Link
      ctp17niagara.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Let's Get Together Parent Expo

      May 6

      The Let's Get Together Parent Expo will bring together educational resources and organizations that cater to families, schools and communities groups. The Parent Expo will provide an unparalleled platform for…Find out more

      Location
      Etobicoke Olympium
      Link
      www.parentexpo.ca
    • Grey to Green Conference

      May 8 to May 10

      Explore the latest in green infastructure performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers,…Find out more

      Location
      Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto
      Link
      greytogreenconference.org
    • Grey to Green Conference

      May 8 to May 10

      Explore the latest in green infastructure performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers,…Find out more

      Location
      Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto
      Link
      greytogreenconference.org
    • Grey to Green Conference

      May 8 to May 10

      Explore the latest in green infastructure performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers,…Find out more

      Location
      Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto
      Link
      greytogreenconference.org
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.ca
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.ca
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.ca
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.ca
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions. The winning Ontario team will represent the province at…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      May 29 – June 2, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions. The winning Ontario team will represent the province at…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      May 29 – June 2, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions. The winning Ontario team will represent the province at…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      May 29 – June 2, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions. The winning Ontario team will represent the province at…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      May 29 – June 2, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      May 29 – June 2, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      June 6 – 8, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      June 6 – 8, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      June 6 – 8, 2017. Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • Rouge National Urban Park Flagship BioBlitz

      June 24 to June 25

      Join Ontario Bioblitz in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday while engaging in citizen science! Registered for guided blitz sessions will open March 21st, 2017.Find out more

      Location
      Rouge National Urban Park
      Link
      www.ontariobioblitz.ca
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • Rouge National Urban Park Flagship BioBlitz

      June 24 to June 25

      Join Ontario Bioblitz in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday while engaging in citizen science! Registered for guided blitz sessions will open March 21st, 2017.Find out more

      Location
      Rouge National Urban Park
      Link
      www.ontariobioblitz.ca
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Aurora Community Arboretum Annual Tree Plant

May 6th, 2017

Join us to plant 500+ trees! We’ll supply shovels and plants. Great event for families and students who need volunteer hours planting trees and shrubs.

Rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate foot wear.

Event runs from 10am-12pm.

Location
Birkshire Drive, near Skipton Trail, entrance beside Optimist Park Aurora, ON
Link
www.auroraarboretum.ca
Email
membersandvolunteers@auroraarboretum.ca

Women in Trees

April 22nd, 2017

Discover the variety of roles and opportunities in the fields of Urban Forestry, Forestry and Arboriculture at this free event! The day will include networking opportunities, a panel discussion and an opportunity to climb!

Location
Fleming College, Lindsay
Email
katrina.van_osch-saxon@flemingcollege.ca
Phone
866-353-646 ext. 3274

Tree Marking Program

June 6th–8th, 2017

June 6 – 8, 2017.

Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and provides training to allow a successful graduate to work as a tree marking crew boss or tree marking auditor. The training consists of two days of classroom lectures in combination with field visits and exercises, followed by a half day of written and field examinations. Topics include: contract management, quality assurance, wildlife values considered when auditing, and audit field procedures.

Location: Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, ON

Info regarding course content: info@forestsontario.ca or 1-416-646-1193 x 235
Info regarding registration or payment: admin@cif-iofc.org or 1-705-744-1715 x 609

Location
Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1.416.646.1193 x. 235

Tree Marking Program

May 29th to June 2nd, 2017

May 29 – June 2, 2017.

Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest management systems used in Ontario. Those who pass the course can become Certified Tree Markers, and is mandatory for all tree markers working on Crown land in Ontario. The course is also valuable for those who wish to become independent tree markers, or increase their awareness of forest ecology. The training consists of four days of classroom lectures (combined with field visits and exercises), followed by one optional day of written and field examinations for those wishing to pursue certification. Topics include: stand analysis, tree evaluation and classification, habitat values and biodiversity consideration, implementing forest management prescriptions and marking crew organization.

Location: Huntsville, ON

Info regarding course content: info@forestsontario.ca or 1-416-646-1193 x 235
Info regarding registration or payment: admin@cif-iofc.org or 1-705-744-1715 x 609

Location
Huntsville, Ontario
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1-416-646-1196 x.235

Ajax Community Plant

April 22nd, 2017

The community that plants together, grows together! Our Community Tree Plant brings together families, community members and volunteers to take part in a half-day tree planting activity, promoting local engagement and environmental awareness.

This family-friendly event offers participants the chance to directly support their community in a local reforestation project and learn about the benefits of trees, shade and green urban spaces.

Along with the Town of Ajax and Honda Canada, we will be planting 1,600 native trees and plants. Town of Ajax will provide the trees, shovels, gloves & snacks! Help increase trees in Ajax- high school students can even receive volunteer hours!

Pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Miles Park
Link
www.ajax.ca
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Town of Pelham Community Plant

April 28th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, and the Town of Pelham, on April 28th for a Community Planting Event. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking will be available at the address.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Woodstream Park
Link
ctp17pelham.eventbrite.ca
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – Windsor

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Ontario WoodCity of Windsor and the Essex Region Conservation Authority on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


 

What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking is available across from 1292 Tranby Avenue.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Tranby Park 1292 Tranby Ave. Windsor, ON
Link
ctp17windsor.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – Cambridge

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


 

What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, please dress for the weather and bring lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking:  Limited parking will be available at entrance off Snyders Flats Road.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Dumfries Conservation Area Dunbar Road Cambridge, ON N3H 4W6
Link
ctp17cambridge.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – York

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and the Regional Municipality of York on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve our water, provide wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, please dress for the weather, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Limited parking will be available at the Mt. Albert Water Treatment Plant. Please do not block the roadway.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Can’t attend but interested in how to plant trees at home? Visit www.york.ca/treeplanting to find out how.

Location
Mt. Albert Water Pollution Control Plant 5866 Doane Road Mount Albert, ON L0G 1M0
Link
ctp17york.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – Niagara

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking will be available at the address and the planting site is located across the street.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

 

Location
7805 Niagara Parkway Niagara Falls, ON L2G 0A2
Link
ctp17niagara.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193