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Forests Ontario Newsletter: Treeline, Winter 2016

Look for Us at the LCBO from February 28th through March 31st! Forests Ontario is privileged to be one of the charities selected to participate in the LCBO Provincial Donation Box Program in 2016. From February 28th to March 31st, customers will have the opportunity to support Forests Ontario’s work through contributions made at donation boxes at over 700... Read More

Forests Ontario Newsletter: Treeline, Fall 2015

ReGeneration Registration is now open for Forests Ontario’s Annual Conference, taking place on Feburary 5th, 2016 at the Nottawasaga Inn in Alliston, Ontario. Visit the official conference page to learn more and register. 2016’s theme will be “Regeneration.” Golf Course Planting Hits a Hole in One It’s early dawn and Brad Bunkowsky, Forests Ontario’s newest... Read More

Forests Ontario Newsletter: Treeline, Summer 2015

Fire Starters With wildfires continuing to rage out of control across North America, public opinion waivers on the value of controlled fires. Forests Ontario endeavours to uncover the value of the oft-misunderstood prescribed burn. Click the link below to see the entire Summer 2015 Newsletter. It’s TreeLine Summer 2015 Read More

Forests Ontario Newsletter: Treeline, Spring 2015

Connecting to our Forests showcases students of the Forestry Connects program making meaningful connections with the forest, learning about forest products used in our daily lives and the careers available in the forestry sector. It also gleans insight into the opinions of those in the sector, particularly those working in Algonquin Provincial Park. Click the link below to see the... Read More

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Winter 2014 – 2015

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Winter 2014 – 2015

Broadening the Toolbox Government Reintroduces the Invasive Species Act In Canada, invasive species are recognized as the second greatest threat to biodiversity next to habitat loss. The province of Ontario is plagued by invasive species on land and water, causing negative effects to our environment, economy, society and human health. Sadly due to environmental and sociological factors,... Read More

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Fall 2014

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Fall 2014

Planning for a Healthier Tomorrow Ontario Tree Seed Plant Hosts Forests Ontario’s Annual General Meeting On September 20th, 2014, Forests Ontario held its first Annual General meeting since it formed following the merger of Trees Ontario and the Ontario Forestry Association. The meeting was held at the Ontario Tree Seed Plant (OTSP) in Angus, Ontario and kicked... Read More

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Summer 2014

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Summer 2014

50 Million Tree Program Grows its Reach First Northern Plant Kicks Off in Desbarats Trees Ontario, the forest restoration arm of Forest Ontario, is delighted to announce to expansion of the Ontario government’s 50 Million Tree Program (50MTP) into Northern Ontario. Until recently, the program focused its efforts on regions in Southern Ontario with goals of regreening settled... Read More

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Spring 2014

Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Spring 2014

Trees Ontario and Ontario Forestry Association Merge to enhance capacity and programs Earlier this Spring, Trees Ontario and the Ontario Forestry Associations (OFA), two not-for-profits, officially merged to create Forests Ontario, an organization dedicated to the renewal and stewardship of Ontario’s forests. Previously, Trees Ontario committed itself to the regreening of Ontario through three planting efforts on private... Read More