National Christmas Tree Day is on December 1st – will you choose a real or fake tree this year?
Forests Ontario CEO Rob Keen has some tips to help you choose the perfect real tree!
Buying a natural Christmas tree is a win-win – it is an opportunity to bring the beauty and aroma of Ontario’s forests inside during the holiday, which is eco-friendly and supports not only Ontario tree farmers but the provincial economy. On top of being socially and environmentally responsible, buying a real tree is also fun! ... Read More
Toronto Christmas Market kicks off holiday season with one really big tree, and lots (and lots) of little lights
Forests Ontario provides iconic tree to the Toronto Christmas Market for the 8th year
Decorating a Christmas tree is rarely an easy task, and it’s even more complex when it involves over 40,000 lights, 800 ornaments and 1.5 km of gold ribbon. On Friday, November 2nd, in front of curious onlookers and passerby, the Toronto Christmas Market successfully installed its famed 50-foot Christmas tree. Donated annually by Forests Ontario... Read More
Plan before you plant: Start site planning for spring this fall!
Posted: August 31, 2018
Thinking of tree planting next spring? Fall planning brings spring planting! Forests Ontario and its planting partners want to remind landowners that fall is an opportune time for planning next spring’s planting activities. Tree planting is an excellent way to increase the value of your property and make a positive contribution to environmental health. Forests... Read More
A Teacher Marked by the Wild
Green Leader Plants 8,000 Trees on King City School Grounds
Andrew MacMillan, an outdoor education teacher at King City’s Country Day School, facilitated the planting of more than 8,000 trees on the school’s property earlier this year. The planting was done through the Government of Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program, which is run by non-profit organization Forests Ontario. Forests Ontario has recognized MacMillan as their... Read More
Forests Ontario Annual Conference: Natural Connections
February 8th, 2019
Our forests are deeply rooted in our daily lives, our histories and our cultures. Our well-being—past, present and future—is intrinsically intertwined with this vital resource. However, our forests are increasingly impacted by ever-changing factors; societal, economic and environmental. Understanding our connection to our forests, and how our forests define our relationships with one another, is critical to the continued sustainable management of this incredible resource.
Join us as we explore these relationships and ensure healthy forests and communities for our future.
- Nottawasaga Inn