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Toronto School top team at 2016 North American Envirothon Championship

Toronto School top team at 2016 North American Envirothon Championship

53 Teams from the United States, Canada and China tested their environmental problem-solving skills during the four-day competition hosted by Forests Ontario

July 29, 2016 – Forests Ontario is pleased to announce that Ontario are the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE) champions, besting nearly 50 other teams from across North America. Over the course of four days, students engaged in a series of challenges that tested their skills and knowledge of natural ecosystems. The winners received a... Read More

2016 North American Envirothon Celebrates and Supports Young Environmental Leaders

2016 North American Envirothon Celebrates and Supports Young Environmental Leaders

Peterborough, ON July 21th, 2016 – The 2016 North American Envirothon Championship kicks off on July 24th at Trent University. The event will launch with opening ceremonies featuring a celebration of local culture and an official welcome from Peterborough Mayor Darryl Bennett. More than 250 students as well as teachers and volunteers representing more than... Read More

Forests Ontario Welcomes Students to Peterborough for 2016 North American Envirothon

Forests Ontario Welcomes Students to Peterborough for 2016 North American Envirothon

Toronto, ON, July 18, 2016 – As the host of the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), Forests Ontario will proudly welcome more than 250 students on 51 teams from Canada and the United States to Trent University in Peterborough from July 24th-29th. This year, the competition will focus on the theme of invasive species, an... Read More

North America’s future invasive species fighters will come together for Envirothon this July in Ontario

Toronto, ON, June 16, 2016 – Forests Ontario is pleased to announce the Invasive Species Centre has stepped forward as lead sponsor for the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), to be held in Peterborough, Ontario this summer. This exciting event will bring together more than 300 of the brightest students from across North America who... Read More

2017 Calendar Photo Contest

2017 Calendar Photo Contest

Submit a photo that captures the beauty of our natural environment

We’re looking for photo submissions for our 2017 Calendar Photo Contest. Whether it is a close up shot of the forest floor or a landscape of your woodlot, we want you to capture something that is special to you. The winning photos will be showcased in our 2017 calendar and also used in various other communications.... Read More

Forests Ontario and Canadian Institute of Forestry to Deliver Ontario Tree Marking Course

Forests Ontario and Canadian Institute of Forestry to Deliver Ontario Tree Marking Course

Tree Marking Courses provide essential training related to sustainable forest management and silvicultural practice

  Toronto, ON, June 15th, 2016 – The Ontario Tree Marking Course Program was developed by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) in 1993, and since that time managed by MNR and delivered in cooperation with the forest industry. The program will now be managed through a collaborative partnership of the Canadian Institute of Forestry... Read More

Ontario Climate Change Action Plan Reaffirms Importance of Forests and Forest Management

Toronto, ON, June 8, 2016 – As Forests Ontario and our partners continue to work toward healthy, abundant, and sustainably managed forests across Ontario, we are pleased that with today’s official release of the Climate Change Action Plan, the government of Ontario has reaffirmed the vital role of forests and forest management in addressing the... Read More

Forests Ontario announces 2016 Ontario Envirothon Champion

Forests Ontario announces 2016 Ontario Envirothon Champion

Ontario’s largest environmental competition connects youth to the outdoors

LINDSAY, ON, June 1, 2016 – Today marked the final day of a week-long competition that saw the top 18 Ontario Envirothon schools from across the province compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champion at Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario. This year’s Ontario Envirothon Champion is University of Toronto Schools from Toronto, who triumphed over... Read More

Students From Across Ontario Help Bring Nature Back

Students Focus on the 3 E’s: Education, Environment, Envirothon

LINDSAY, ON, May 30, 2016 – Today, more than 130 high school students and educators from across Ontario gave back to the local community by helping to eliminate invasive species on Fleming College’s Campus in Lindsay, Ontario. The project is part of the Ontario Envirothon Championship, where high school students work together to compete for... Read More

It Takes a Forest

It Takes a Forest

Forests Ontario and Partners Launch Initiative to Increase Public Awareness of Forestry’s Role in Enhancing Social, Economic, and Ecological Well-Being

“It Takes a Forest” is a collaborative led by Forests Ontario in partnership with local individuals and organizations in Central Ontario with a common goal of providing the public with fact-based information on Ontario’s forest sector and the role of our forests as one of the province’s most sustainable resources. It Takes a Forest’s campaign... Read More