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 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!
- Nottawasaga Inn
Christmas Tree Sales
December 6th–15th, 2019
For the ninth consecutive year, Forests Ontario will be selling locally and sustainably-sourced trees and wreaths at the Toronto Christmas Market. As a non-profit charity, all proceeds will go towards our tree planting and education programs.
Additionally, individuals will receive one free entry to the Market with each tree purchase!
Tree sales will run 12pm-9pm Friday, December 6th to Sunday, December 8th, and from Friday December 13th through Sunday December 15th.
We will be set up beside the Ticket Tent. We hope to see you there!
- Toronto Christmas Market, Distillery Historic District
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