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Trees Ontario and Ontario Forestry Association educate ROM visitors through biodiversity presentation

Learn about all aspects of Ontario’s forests during a children’s workshop on April 7th

TORONTO, ON, April 1, 2013 – Trees Ontario and the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) will be hosting a children’s workshop on Ontario forests during the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Biodiversity Month.

The OFA, one of the ROM’s Partners in Protection, is one of several organizations involved in engaging museum visitors through biodiversity-related presentations and activities throughout the month of April.

The workshop will include crafts as well as an interactive game on “weird” wood products, teaching children the ubiquitous and versatile nature of this important natural resource.

Details are as follow:

  • Date: Sunday, April 7
  • Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Location: Earth Rangers Studio in the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity, level 2

For more information, visit Partners in Protection: Ontario Forestry Association or call 416.586.8000.

About Ontario Forestry Association
The Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) is a non-profit, registered charity. The OFA is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of all aspects of Ontario’s forests, and developing commitment to stewardship of forest ecosystems. Since 1949, the OFA has been involved in public education around forestry and environmental issues. To this day, they continue to increase public education and knowledge of forestry and environmental issues. Visit