Forests Ontario

Community Events

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

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.