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Trees Ontario’s Newest Green Leader Makes “Nowhere Farms” the Place to Plant

Trees Ontario’s Newest Green Leader Makes “Nowhere Farms” the Place to Plant

TORONTO, April 26, 2012– Philip Holst has been named a Trees Ontario Green Leader for his dedication to forest restoration. Trees Ontario’s Green Leader Program recognizes landowners who have worked with our partners to take part in the Ontario government’s 50 Million Tree Program, which aims to plant 50 million trees in southern Ontario. David... Read More

Newest Green Leader creates an Alternative to Cottage Country

Newest Green Leader creates an Alternative to Cottage Country

TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2012– John Haak has been named a Trees Ontario Green Leader for his dedication to tree planting. Trees Ontario’s Green Leader Program recognizes landowners who have worked with our partners to take part in the Ontario government’s 50 Million Tree Program, which will see 50 million trees planted in southern Ontario by... Read More

Trees Ontario Green Leader creates a Healthy Backyard Oasis

Trees Ontario Green Leader creates a Healthy Backyard Oasis

October 20, 2011 – Cedar Springs, ON – Theo Van Asten, a retired broiler chicken farmer, has been named as a Trees Ontario Green Leader for his dedication to tree planting. The Trees Ontario Green Leader Program recognizes landowners who have worked with our partners to take part in the Ontario government’s 50 Million Tree Program, which... Read More

Susan Loube’s deep connection to the land contributed to her designation as a Trees Ontario Green Leader

York Region, ON, August 09, 2011 – Susan Loube grew up in Wyoming, a small farming community outside Sarnia, where people feel a strong connection to the land and talk about the strong farming-based values that unite them. Sprouted at an early age, Susan has carried this deeply rooted connection to the land throughout her... Read More

Green begins where Kanata ends: Dunrobin resident named Trees Ontario Green Leader

Green begins where Kanata ends: Dunrobin resident named Trees Ontario Green Leader

Dunrobin, ON, May 25 –The picturesque village of Dunrobin lies in a valley northwest of Ottawa. The area is covered with forests and farms dating from the early 1800’s along with streams and the escarpment that separates it from the Ottawa River. Residents of Dunrobin think they live in paradise – a green oasis in... Read More

Orangeville Green Leader turns property into family’s dream playground

Orangeville Green Leader turns property into family’s dream playground

Orangeville, ON, April 11, 2011 – Growing up in Orangeville, Cara Burleigh enjoyed its small town feel – a place where everybody knew your name and where you were never far from the countryside and nature’s beauty. Orangeville was an ideal place to grow up and live. Cara loved the outdoors and took every opportunity... Read More

Amherst Island resident named Trees Ontario Green Leader for leading local movement

Amherst Island resident named Trees Ontario Green Leader for leading local movement

Amherst Island, ON, March 14, 2011 – Amherst Island, just west of Kingston, claims to be the “Gem of Lake Ontario” renowned for its tranquility and peace, bird watching, bicycling, music concerts, crafts, and much more. Local resident Steve Hart along with Trees Ontario and the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, hope to add one more... Read More

Bradford resident named Trees Ontario Green Leader for planting his Kawartha Retirement Oasis

Bradford resident named Trees Ontario Green Leader for planting his Kawartha Retirement Oasis

Bradford, ON, October 12, 2010 – Aaron Hughes is the third generation owner of his family’s 100-acre Burys Green property located about 20 minutes northeast of Fenelon Falls. The land was originally settled in 1848 by Englishmen Stephen Billett who acquired it through a British Government program that offered free land to those immigrating to... Read More

Trees Ontario seeking more Green Leaders to help Ontario plant much needed trees

Toronto, ON, September 13, 2010 – With Ontario in need of millions of new trees, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Trees Ontario, along with its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and local planting agencies will host six free workshops to inform landowners on the resources and incentives available to plant trees on... Read More

35-Year Old View of London Countryside to Change for the Greener with Trees Ontario Green Leader

35-Year Old View of London Countryside to Change for the Greener with Trees Ontario Green Leader

Click here to watch the Channel A News clip with Green Leader, Dianne Lawrence. June 14, 2010, London, ON – Thirty-five years ago, Dianne Lawrence and her husband Lloyd bought their 49-acre property near Mossley – southeast of London, Ontario. The farm was originally settled by the Jelly family in the 1850’s. Dianne and Lloyd live in... Read More