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Heritage Tree Profile: Celebrating a Tree Thriving Far From Home

Heritage Tree Profile: Celebrating a Tree Thriving Far From Home

Posted: July 11, 2018

by Alex Walker Trees are a vital part of the world around us. Not only do they serve an important ecological function, they also serve as markers of our cultural heritage. Forests Ontario’s Heritage Tree Program recognizes unique and historically significant found across the province. The goal of the program is to highlight and celebrate... Read More

One Honda, One Hundred Thousand Trees

One Honda, One Hundred Thousand Trees

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 – Forest Recovery Canada and the Honda Canada Foundation are celebrating nearly 100,000 trees planted as part of a longstanding partnership to enhance forests across Canada. Forest Recovery Canada is a national tree planting effort with a focus on enhancing forest cover and connectivity across Canada. Working alongside local planting organizations, municipalities, First Nations... Read More

University of Toronto Schools Takes First Place in Ontario’s Largest Environmental Competition

University of Toronto Schools Takes First Place in Ontario’s Largest Environmental Competition

Posted: May 31, 2018

More than 120 high school students from across the province took part in the 2018 Ontario Envirothon, an intensive multi-day competition held at the University of Waterloo. This year, University of Toronto Schools won first place out of 21 teams, becoming the Ontario Envirothon Provincial Champions. Competitors were tested on their knowledge of aquatics, soils,... Read More

Planting Trees. Growing Goodwill.

Planting Trees. Growing Goodwill.

Posted: May 22, 2018

By Clayton Miller, VP Business Development – Revolution Recycling Revolution Recycling is into year three of our Recycling E-Waste Grows Trees program in partnership with Forest Recovery Canada. The program still feels fresh and exciting and creates opportunities to engage with our customers nearly every single day. Revolution was founded in 2012 with a mission... Read More

Woodlot Owner Advisory Services Available to Residents of York Region Battling Invasive Emerald Ash Borer

Woodlot Owner Advisory Services Available to Residents of York Region Battling Invasive Emerald Ash Borer

Posted: May 15, 2018

NEWMARKET, ON (May 15, 2018) – When it comes to the highly destructive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), identification is only half of the battle. This bright, metallic-green beetle, measuring approximately one to 1.5 centimeters in length, attacks North America’s native ash trees. Originally from Asia, EAB is an invasive species that overtakes an ash tree... 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.