Forests Ontario

Conferences

London Farm Show

March 8th–10th, 2017

The London Farm show is an opportunity to explore the newest agricultural products and services. We encourage you to visit Forests Ontario’s booth to learn about tree planting on your property.  If you are considering a windbreak or have idle land, our tree planting programs could work for you!

Location
Metroland Media Agriplex, London
Link
www.westernfairdistrict.com

Seedy Saturday

February 18th, 2017

Come visit Forests Ontario’s booth at Seedy Saturday in Picton from 10am-3pm to learn about seed collecting as well as our tree planting programs that could work for you.

Seedy Saturdays are fun events for anyone interested in buying seeds, attending workshops or taking part in the community seed exchange, all with the main goal of adding some green to your property.

Location
41 Baker st, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, Picton, ON
Link
www.seeds.ca

Go Wild Grow Wild

April 8th, 2017

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 will showcase what to do, where to go, and how to protect Carolinian Canada through interactive workshops, live demonstrations, booths and so much more!!

Location
Metroland Media Agriplex, London
Link
caroliniancanada.ca

OISE Eco-Fair & Climate of Change Conference

February 4th, 2017

This one day conference will provide a professional learning opportunity in Environmental Education for TDSB teachers, OISE students, and others interested in the work of the EcoSchools Program.

Forests Ontario is pleased to be participating in the 8th annual eco-fair running over the conferences lunch. Join us to learn about our educational programs.

Location
OISE, University of Toronto 252 Bloor Street West Toronto, Ontario
Link
www.oise.utoronto.ca

2017 Annual Conference

February 9th–10th, 2017

As Ontarians, we should take pride in knowing that we have some of the best managed forests in the world, thanks to the many communities and families who have maintained our forests for generations. Join us on February 10, 2017 at the Nottawasaga Inn in Alliston, as we discuss how it takes a forest to build healthy communities and a robust and prosperous society. Learn more about #ItTakesAForest.

The Annual Conference will take place on Friday, February 10th. We encourage everyone to join us at the Inn the night before for a reception. Contact the Nottawasaga Inn directly to book your room.

Location
Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston
Link
actionpage.causeview.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
1-877-646-1193

National Forest Week

September 18th–24th, 2016

National Forest Week (NFW) is an opportunity to learn more about Canada’s forest heritage and to raise awareness about this valuable and renewable resource. Originally established in 1920 as Forest Fire Prevention Week, it was renamed in 1967 to NFW and has evolved to include highlighting the many values we receive from our forest including ecological, economical and social. Celebrate with us this week!

Ideas for National Forest Week:

  • try out our treebee.ca website and learn about the trees in your community
  • wear plaid and share a photo tagged with #ItTakesAForest to show your support for NFW – download our poster here
  • download our Focus on Forests lesson plans and activity sheets to bring forests into your classrooms
  • sign up for Forestry in the Classroom and bring a local volunteer to talk about trees and forests
  • take part in any of our events taking place
  • visit the Canadian Institute of Forestry‘s website to learn about events in your community
  • check out a local conservation area or provincial park
  • download our NFW lesson plan kit for helpful resource in your classroom
Location
Across Ontario and Canada
Email
info@forestsontario.ca