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Get Out and Plant Trees! Join us for Ontario’s Community Planting Weekend

TORONTO, ON – On May 5th, Trees Ontario, CAA South Central Ontario, and local planting partners will host eight free community tree planting events across the province.

Hosted by CAA South Central Ontario and Trees Ontario, this annual Community Planting Weekend gathers together families, volunteers and CAA Members to take part in a half day tree planting activity, which promotes community engagement and environmental action.

Support your community in a local reforestation project and learn about trees, shade and green urban spaces.

Date & Time Location
Saturday, May 5, 2012
9 a.m. – noon
Kingston, Ontario
Saturday May 5, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
Windsor, Ontario
Saturday May 5, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
Barrie, Ontario
Saturday May 5, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Saturday May 5, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
Kitchener – Waterloo, Ontario
Wednesday May 9, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
Toronto, Ontario
Saturday May 5, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
York Region, Ontario
Saturday May 5, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
Hamilton, Ontario
Saturday May 5, 2012
10:00 a.m. – noon
London, Ontario

Events are held rain or shine. Bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy! We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks. Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes (steel toe if possible), a hat and sunscreen. Parking will be available.

For more information and to register to participate in this free tree planting event, please click here.

 

About CAA South Central Ontario

CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering insurance, travel, automotive care and roadside services. There are more than 1.8 million CAA members in South Central Ontario and 5 million members in Canada. We’re more than Roadside Assistance. We’re Life-side Assistance. Visit www.caasco.com.