Forests Ontario


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.

Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston

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.

To stay updated on upcoming tree planting and educational events, subscribe to our TreeLine e-newsletter.

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 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
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