Forests Ontario

News & Events

    • 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.Find out more

      Location
      Ball’s Falls Conservation Area, Lincoln
      Link
      home.osee.ca
    • Aurora Community Arboretum Annual Tree Plant

      May 6

      Join us to plant 500+ trees! We'll supply shovels and plants. Great event for families and students who need volunteer hours planting trees and shrubs. Rain or shine. Please dress for…Find out more

      Location
      Birkshire Drive, near Skipton Trail, entrance beside Optimist Park Aurora, ON
      Link
      www.auroraarboretum.ca
      Email
      membersandvolunteers@auroraarboretum.ca
    • Community Tree Plant - Windsor

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Ontario Wood, City of Windsor and the Essex Region Conservation Authority on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th…Find out more

      Location
      Tranby Park 1292 Tranby Ave. Windsor, ON
      Link
      ctp17windsor.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Community Tree Plant - Cambridge

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.…Find out more

      Location
      Dumfries Conservation Area Dunbar Road Cambridge, ON N3H 4W6
      Link
      ctp17cambridge.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Community Tree Plant - York

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and the Regional Municipality of York on Saturday, May 6th for…Find out more

      Location
      Mt. Albert Water Pollution Control Plant 5866 Doane Road Mount Albert, ON L0G 1M0
      Link
      ctp17york.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Community Tree Plant - Niagara

      May 6

      Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th…Find out more

      Location
      7805 Niagara Parkway Niagara Falls, ON L2G 0A2
      Link
      ctp17niagara.eventbrite.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Let's Get Together Parent Expo

      May 6

      The Let's Get Together Parent Expo will bring together educational resources and organizations that cater to families, schools and communities groups. The Parent Expo will provide an unparalleled platform for…Find out more

      Location
      Etobicoke Olympium
      Link
      www.parentexpo.ca
    • Grey to Green Conference

      May 8 to May 10

      Explore the latest in green infastructure performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers,…Find out more

      Location
      Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto
      Link
      greytogreenconference.org
    • Grey to Green Conference

      May 8 to May 10

      Explore the latest in green infastructure performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers,…Find out more

      Location
      Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto
      Link
      greytogreenconference.org
    • Grey to Green Conference

      May 8 to May 10

      Explore the latest in green infastructure performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers,…Find out more

      Location
      Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto
      Link
      greytogreenconference.org
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.ca
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.ca
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.ca
    • OPFA Annual Conference

      May 15 to May 18

      Location
      Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
      Link
      secure.opfa.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…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      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…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • 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…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Woodlot Owner Information Night

      May 30

      FREE INFO NIGHT YOUR WOODLOT IS AT RISK Ash trees in York Region are dying because of emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive insect that attacks and kills ash trees.…Find out more

      Location
      Port Bolster Community Hall, Pefferlaw 31416 Lake Ridge Road, Town of Georgina Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
      Email
      eabservice@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-877-646-1193
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      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…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • 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…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      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…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • 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…Find out more

      Location
      Fleming College, Lindsay
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      envirothon@forestsontario.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      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…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Tree Marking Program

      May 29 to June 2

      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…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1-416-646-1196 x.235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      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,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      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,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      June 6 to June 8

      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,…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      1.416.646.1193 x. 235
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • Rouge National Urban Park Flagship BioBlitz

      June 24 to June 25

      Join Ontario Bioblitz in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday while engaging in citizen science! Registered for guided blitz sessions will open March 21st, 2017.Find out more

      Location
      Rouge National Urban Park
      Link
      www.ontariobioblitz.ca
    • SawTech Log Expo

      June 23 to June 25

      Over 250 displays, including: live demo sites, sawmill & wood processing equipment demonstrations, wood manufacturers from Ontario's forest will be promoting their products and offering Trade Show Specials on-site. The…Find out more

      Location
      Renfrew, Ontario
      Link
      sawtechlogexpo.com
    • Rouge National Urban Park Flagship BioBlitz

      June 24 to June 25

      Join Ontario Bioblitz in celebrating Canada's 150th birthday while engaging in citizen science! Registered for guided blitz sessions will open March 21st, 2017.Find out more

      Location
      Rouge National Urban Park
      Link
      www.ontariobioblitz.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
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Latest News

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

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

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

Reports

Introducing EcoHealth Ontario: Environment, Public Health and Resilience to Climate Change

  April 1, 2015 – As people who care about both the forests and the trees, Forests Ontario members have an intuitive grasp on the link between vibrant ecosystems and well-being. Unfortunately, these links are not well-connected in many current programs and policies, which tend to separate public health from ecosystems and the environment. This... Read More