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Enbridge Gas Distribution Joins the Green Leaf Challenge

Enbridge Gas Distribution Joins the Green Leaf Challenge

Tree planting events in four communities across Ontario part of initiative to plant and count three million trees in 2017

Toronto, ON, May 18, 2017 – Forests Ontario welcomes Enbridge Gas Distribution as a major supporter of Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge. The Green Leaf Challenge is an initiative launched in partnership by Forests Ontario and the Government of Ontario in celebration of Ontario150. In 2017, Ontarians are invited to celebrate this milestone year by planting... Read More

Muddy Knees & Happy Trees: My Experience at the York Tree Plant

Posted: May 16, 2017

by M.J. Kettleborough Last Saturday I woke up at five a.m; a great feat for someone like myself. I stumbled out of bed, put on my Forests Ontario tee-shirt, and sucked back what was probably an unhealthy amount of coffee before setting out for my first ever tree planting experience. It took just over an... Read More

AET Walks the Walk

AET Walks the Walk

Posted: May 15, 2017

by Steffie Wong AET has delivered more than a thousand projects across Canada ranging from green design solutions to environmental audits and monitoring. Working with organizations across diverse industries to create solutions that not only meet the needs of clients but enrich surrounding communities. Sustainability is not just the core of AET’s work, but a... Read More

Community Volunteers Plant 10,000 Trees in Sudbury’s Kivi Park

Community Volunteers Plant 10,000 Trees in Sudbury’s Kivi Park

Planting restores key areas of park and supports the Green Leaf Challenge’s goal of planting three million trees in 2017

Sudbury, ON, May 13th, 2017 – Today, volunteers and representatives from CAA North & East (NEO) joined Forests Ontario for a community tree plant at Kivi Park in Sudbury. More than 300 volunteers took part in a marathon planting event from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., planting 10,000 native seedlings as part of Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge.... Read More

Growing the St. Marys Forest

Growing the St. Marys Forest

Forests Ontario and CBM Partner to Enhance the Sunderland Sand & Gravel Pit

Sunderland, ON, May 11, 2017 – In 2017, Forests Ontario is joining forces with Canada Building Materials (CBM), part of the North American operations of Votorantim Cimentos, to convert almost 25 acres of the restored Sunderland Sand & Gravel Pit into healthy and productive native forest. Across all of its sites in Ontario, CBM’s Aggregates... Read More

Seed Forecasting

Forests Ontario has established a seed forecasting database to monitor and better track seed availability for future planting use. In order to continue and better this tracking process, we need our partners and the public’s support in providing seed report information.

Here’s how you can get involved in seed forecasting.