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Visit Trees Ontario at the Green Living Show

As a contributing sponsor, Trees Ontario is inviting you to join us at this year’s Green Living Show being held on Friday, April 25 – Sunday, April 27 at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto. Trees Ontario staff and forestry experts will be on hand all weekend to answer all of your forestry and tree... Read More

Technical Workshops Wrap Up in Time for Spring Plant

Trees Ontario recently wrapped up a week-long series of stock handling and tree planting workshops just in time for the spring 2008 plant. The workshops held in Woodstock, Bradford and Kingston brought in eighty-four representatives from forty-two agencies who had the opportunity to review stock handling guidelines and various aspects of tree plant planning and... Read More

New Trees for Etobicoke Park Contribute to Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program

Etobicoke/Mimico – April 14, 2008 – Join the Hon. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Natural Resources, MPP Etobicoke-Lakeshore Laurel Broten, City Councillor Peter Milczyn and local residents on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Etobicoke’s Tom Riley Park for an informative workshop and hands-on tree planting activity. Hosted by the South Mimico Environmental Action Group, Toronto... Read More

Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources is challenging everyone in Ontario to help fight climate change

Spring 2008 – Trees not only help reduce the impacts of carbon dioxide in our environment, but also provide erosion control, restore and enhance wildlife habitat, help reduce flooding, improve air and water quality and contribute to energy conservation. The ministry has set up ontario.ca/plantatree, an interactive website where people can tell everyone how they’re... Read More

Trees Ontario & ORMF Support Much Needed Seed Collection in the Province

March 2008 – Trees Ontario in partnership with ORMF is giving Mother Nature a helpful nudge by providing funds to ensure that a plentiful supply of seedlings will be available for planting on the ORM. Click here to read the articles: Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation works to preserve unique habitat Plant tree, become hero Read More

Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Nottawasaga

Nottawasaga, ON – March 13, 2008 – Yesterday, local landowners attended a workshop at the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority to learn about tree planting, at one of a series of 12 workshops being held across the province by Trees Ontario. Trees Ontario, with its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority,... Read More

Landowners attend tree planting workshop in Kingston area

Glenburnie, ON – March 7, 2008 – Last night, local landowners attended a workshop at the Little Cataraqui Creek Outdoor Centre to learn about tree planting, at one of a series of 12 workshops being held across the province by Trees Ontario. Trees Ontario, with its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, presented... Read More

Landowners attend tree planting workshop at the Ferguson Forest Centre

Kemptville, ON – March 6, 2008 – Last night, local landowners attended a workshop at the Ferguson Forest Centre to learn about tree planting, at one of a series of 12 workshops being held across the province by Trees Ontario. Trees Ontario, with its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Rideau Conservation Authority and the Ferguson Forest... Read More

Trees Ontario Working with Local Field Advisors to Help Build MNR’s 50 Million Tree Program

Trees Ontario is now working with seven field advisors across southern Ontario to help build capacity for the Ministry of Natural Resources’ (MNR’s) 50 Million Tree Program. The seven advisors are local, seasoned foresters that are experts in their field and have many years of technical tree planting experience. The individuals will serve as a... Read More

MNR’s 50 Million Tree Program Increases Workshop Attendance

Owen Sound, ON – February 20, 2008 – Yesterday, local landowners attended a workshop at the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority to learn about tree planting, at one of a series of 12 workshops being held across the province by Trees Ontario. Trees Ontario, with its partners, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) and the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, presented information... Read More