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Heritage Tree Program Recognizes Maples Memorializing Fallen Soldiers

Posted: September 27, 2016

  Forests Ontario’s Heritage Tree Program invites individuals and groups to nominate trees for recognition based on their social or cultural significance. Trees can be nominated for their connections to significant figures or events from the past or for their uniqueness based on age, physical features, or species. Forests Ontario works with nominators to tell... Read More

Forestry Connects Brings Students to the Forestry Capital of Canada

Forestry Connects Brings Students to the Forestry Capital of Canada

Posted: September 23, 2016

Our Forestry Connects program gives Ontario high school students a first hand look at what it’s like to work in forestry. Since 2010, we’ve taken over 170 students and teachers into Ontario’s forests to meet with foresters, operators, First Nations, and biologists to learn everything there is to know about growing and sustainably managing Ontario’s... Read More

Become a Backyard Naturalist with Tree Bee

Become a Backyard Naturalist with Tree Bee

Posted: September 21, 2016

by Chris Wai At more than 60 years, Tree Bee is Forest Ontario’s longest running education program. For decades, its goal has been to teach elementary students about local tree species and their natural surroundings through free educational resources and an annual competition. This year, Forests Ontario is launching the Tree Bee Mobile Website. Thanks to... Read More

Introducing Trees Company

Introducing Trees Company

Posted: September 19, 2016

Forests Ontario is proud to announce the launch of our brand new blog, Trees Company. We’re especially excited to launch this blog during National Forest Week, which encourages Canadians to learn more about the place of our forests as a renewable resource and a part of our heritage. This blog is an opportunity for Forests... Read More