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Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

December 7th–9th, 2018

Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9.

You can find us at the entrance to the market located at the intersection of Trinity & Mill Street, right next to the ticket booth. We’ll have real, locally grown Ontario Christmas trees from Somerville Nurseries, ranging in size from mini “condo trees” to majestic 8 footers.

For every tree purchased, a new one will be planted and you’ll receive one free entry ticket into the Toronto Christmas Market!

Location
Toronto Distillery District
Link
torontochristmasmarket.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193
10 Reasons to Buy a Real Tree This Holiday Season

10 Reasons to Buy a Real Tree This Holiday Season

Posted: November 12, 2018

Catch Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market from November 30-December 2nd and from December 7th-9th selling real, locally grown trees and wreaths from Somerville Nurseries. Visit us near the ticket booth to pick up your tree for the holidays. All proceeds support our planting programs.  While it’s true that the holidays can be hectic,... Read More

It Takes A Billboard to Raise Forestry Awareness

It Takes A Billboard to Raise Forestry Awareness

Kenora Billboard Pays Tribute to Importance of Wood Products and Ontario's Forest Sector

KENORA, ON, Nov. 9, 2018 – Today, government, private sector and not-for-profit stakeholders gathered in Northwestern Ontario to promote a recent billboard developed under the province-wide It Takes A Forest public awareness initiative. Greg Rickford, MPP Kenora-Rainy River, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Minister of Indigenous Affairs, and Dave Canfield, Mayor of Kenora, joined Erik Holmstrom, Ontario Timberlands Manager of... Read More

2018 Trenton Woodlot Conference-Farms and Forests: Living on the Edge.

November 23rd, 2018

Location
BATAWA COMMUNITY CENTRE, 81 PLANT STREET BATAWA
Link
www.hastingsstewardship.ca
Email
INFO@HASTINGSSTEWARDSHIP.CA
Phone
(613) 391-9034
Toronto Christmas Market kicks off holiday season with one really big tree, and lots (and lots) of little lights

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

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.