Forests Ontario Taking Applications for Flagship Tree Planting Program
Posted: December 4, 2019
The 50 MTP is a large-scale tree planting program for land and property owners with the goal of increasing forest cover in Ontario. It provides professional technical assistance as well as financial assistance to plant trees. Forests Ontario announced that they are now taking applications for the program. “The 50 MTP is better and more... Read More
Forests Ontario 2020 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker: Carol Phillips
Posted: December 17, 2019
Our 2020 Annual Conference will call attendees to discuss ways in which we can all collaborate to ensure our forests’ future. We are proud to announce the Keynote Speaker, Carol Phillips. Carol Phillips is a partner at Moriyama and Teshima Architects, a renowned architecture firm known for remarkable and innovative projects in Canada and internationally. Carol... Read More
Forests Ontario Annual Conference: We The Forest
February 14th, 2020
Our forests are our future. They provide us with food, shelter and warmth. They support the ecosystem services we depend on and they fight climate change. But who speaks for the forests? In a complex economic and political climate, full of competing interests and priorities, how do we ensure that our forests remain at the forefront of our collective consciousness? How do we plan for their future when short-sightedness impacts their very existence?
Join us as we discuss the ways we can collaborate to ensure our forests’ future. Bring your passion; bring your voice.
Registration is open!
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It takes a forest to fight climate change: How a made-in-Canada national tree planting strategy can help
Posted: September 27, 2019
Good news is rare, though it seems like nearly every day for the past few weeks there have been new commitments by global leaders to fight climate change by planting huge numbers of trees. In my 38 years as a forester, I’ve never experienced enthusiasm for tree planting as powerful as what we’ve seen in... Read More
Forests Ontario Planting Delivery Agent Plants Her One Millionth Tree
Posted: July 2, 2019
Eleanor Reed, a Norland area forester, planted her one millionth tree on a local property in May. Reed has been a Planting Delivery Agent for the 50 Million Tree Program since it first began in 2008. Managed by Forests Ontario, the program was funded by Ontario’s provincial government until 2019, and will continue to be... Read More