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The Dirt on Forest Therapy

The Dirt on Forest Therapy

Posted: January 10, 2019

Wind whispering through leaves; subtle scents of cedar; sun spilling through a forest canopy. Many of us are innately drawn to nature, finding solace in its restorative powers. Recently, science has begun to support what so many of us have suspected: Time in nature is good for us! One way to reap the physical and... Read More

Forests Ontario Annual Conference: Natural Connections

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.

Register today!

 

Location
Nottawasaga Inn Alliston, Ontario
Link
www.forestsontario.ca
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
4166461193
A Place to Learn, A Place to Grow

A Place to Learn, A Place to Grow

Posted: January 8, 2019

I’m a 21 year-old student from The Netherlands. I study international business administration and I’m currently an intern at Forests Ontario to learn more about the importance of trees, to discover Canadian culture, and to experience what it’s like to work in a different part of the world. I’m a huge car geek and I... Read More

Faces of Forests Ontario: Ruth Hall

Faces of Forests Ontario: Ruth Hall

Posted: January 4, 2019

Name: Ruth Hall Position: Office Administrator Favourite Tree: Poplar A big hat’s off to Ruth Hall, the woman who keeps the Forests Ontario office running like a well-oiled machine! Ruth has been with us now for three months, though she previously held the Office Administrator position with Trees Ontario (the former incarnation of Forests Ontario)... Read More

Faces of Forests Ontario: Joris Effing

Faces of Forests Ontario: Joris Effing

Posted: December 18, 2018

Name: Joris Effing Position: Intern Favourite Tree: Japanese maple Joining us all the way from The Netherlands is Joris Effing! Joris is completing a ten week, full-time placement with Forests Ontario as part of the requirements of his undergraduate degree. When not working on his research paper on the impact of government incentives on forest... Read More

Seed Forecasting

Forests Ontario has established a seed forecasting database to monitor and better track seed availability for future planting use. In order to continue and better this tracking process, we need our partners and the public’s support in providing seed report information.

Here’s how you can get involved in seed forecasting.