Forests Ontario

Education Conferences

    • OISE Eco-Fair & Climate of Change Conference

      February 4

      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
    • Environmental Education Conference at UOIT

      February 17

      Forests Ontario is excited to be presenting at the UOIT Environmental Education Conference about It Takes A Forest: Exploring the World of Forestry. The session will highlight the importance of our forests and provided educators with valuable resources to introduce forests into their own classrooms.

      Location
      Oshawa
    • Eureka Conference

      February 17

      Forests Ontario is excited to be attending the Eureka Conference with the TDSB to promote our education programs and resources.

      Location
      Toronto
    • EcoLinks

      May 5

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be exhibiting at the annual Ontario Society for Environmental Education Conference. Stop by our table to learn about our popular forest focused education programs.

      Location
      Ball’s Falls Conservation Area 3292 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln, ON
      Link
      home.osee.ca
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions.

      The winning Ontario team will represent the province at the 2017 Envirothon in Baltimore, Maryland in July.

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions.

      The winning Ontario team will represent the province at the 2017 Envirothon in Baltimore, Maryland in July.

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions.

      The winning Ontario team will represent the province at the 2017 Envirothon in Baltimore, Maryland in July.

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Ontario Envirothon Championships

      May 28 to May 31

      Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions.

      The winning Ontario team will represent the province at the 2017 Envirothon in Baltimore, Maryland in July.

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
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Environmental Education Conference at UOIT

February 17th, 2017

Forests Ontario is excited to be presenting at the UOIT Environmental Education Conference about It Takes A Forest: Exploring the World of Forestry. The session will highlight the importance of our forests and provided educators with valuable resources to introduce forests into their own classrooms.

Location
Oshawa

Eureka Conference

February 17th, 2017

Forests Ontario is excited to be attending the Eureka Conference with the TDSB to promote our education programs and resources.

Location
Toronto

EcoLinks

May 5th, 2017

Forests Ontario is pleased to be exhibiting at the annual Ontario Society for Environmental Education Conference. Stop by our table to learn about our popular forest focused education programs.

Location
Ball’s Falls Conservation Area 3292 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln, ON
Link
home.osee.ca

Ontario Envirothon Championships

May 28th–31st, 2017

Top teams from regional Envirothon competitions will  gather at Fleming College (Lindsay Campus) to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions.

The winning Ontario team will represent the province at the 2017 Envirothon in Baltimore, Maryland in July.

Location
Fleming College, Lindsay
Link
www.forestsontario.ca
Email
envirothon@forestsontario.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
East Toronto Tree Bee

East Toronto Tree Bee

November 18th, 2016

120 students will gather from across Scarborough and Durham to compete at the Tree Bee Competition – a competition the challenges students tree identification skills and forest conservation knowledge.

Location
Scarborough-Durham
York Tree Bee Competition

York Tree Bee Competition

November 23rd, 2016

Elementary school students from across York Region will gather to compete at the York Region Tree Bee competition. Tree Bee is a fun and friendly competition where students work in teams to identify tree species native to Ontario.

Location
Milliken Mill High School
Forestry Youth Day

Forestry Youth Day

November 24th, 2016

Students from across the GTA will join together at the Tree and Wood Recovery Centre in Mississauga to see live action sawmilling, learn about the role of forests in climate change, and an opportunity to hear about education and career paths and forestry. This event is possible with support from Ontario Wood.

Location
Tree and Wood Recovery Centre

OAGEE Conference Presentation

November 11th–12th, 2016

Teachers attending the Ontario Association of Geographic and Environmental Education Conference are invited to come see our session on our forest education resources! Learn about great resources and programs to bring forests into your classroom.

Location
Port Hope
Link
www.oagee.org

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