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    • 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
    • Woodlot Owner Information Night

      May 30

      FREE INFO NIGHT YOUR WOODLOT IS AT RISK Ash trees in York Region are dying because of emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive insect that attacks and kills ash trees.…Find out more

      Location
      Port Bolster Community Hall, Pefferlaw 31416 Lake Ridge Road, Town of Georgina Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
      Email
      eabservice@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-877-646-1193
    • 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
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
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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

Thank you for making Ontario greener and healthier in 2016!

The 2016 planting season has wrapped up. Thank you to all the volunteers who joined us to plant thousands of trees across the province. We’ll be back in 2017 with more opportunities to join us in making Ontario greener and healthier.

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