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Premier and Minister join TOF at Earth Day

Premier Dalton McGuinty and Minister of the Environment Laurel Broten join Trees Ontario Foundation tree planters at The Green Living Show in Toronto, Friday April 27, 2007.   Read More

Premier McGuinty celebrates Earth Day

Government Supports 1.8 Million New Trees In Greenbelt To Fight Climate Change, Help Green Communities MARKHAM – The Ontario government is helping Ontarians create a healthier environment, fight climate change and improve their communities by providing funding to plant 1.8 million trees in the Greenbelt, Premier Dalton McGuinty said today. “Earth Day is a great... Read More

Slokker property acquired in Nobleton, Ontario

Today, Township of King Mayor Margaret Black, York Regional Chair and CEO Bill Fisch, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Chair Dick O’Brien, Trees Ontario Foundation President John Cary, Susan Walmer of the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust and City of Toronto representatives commemorated the acquisition of 69 hectares (170 acres) of land on the northern... Read More

Pierre Elliott Trudeau remembered

Today, John Cary, President of the Trees Ontario Foundation, MPP Mario Racco, City of Vaughan and Councillor Sandra Yeung Racco planted 6 red maples donated by the Trees Ontario Foundation in Vaughan’s Pierre Elliot Trudeau Park to celebrate the birthday of the late Pierre Trudeau, one of Canada’s most charismatic leaders. (more information) Read More

Tree planting marks Maple Leaf Day

Aurora Mayor and representatives from Maple Leaves Forever, Trees Ontario Foundation and Ontario Forestry Association join local residents to mark anniversary. (More information) Read More

Celebrating National Forest Week

Toronto celebrations for National Forest Week kick off Sunday, September 24th from 11- 3pm at the Ontario Science Centre. The theme, Our Forests: Connecting Our People and Our Land, is a time to reflect on the intricate connection between people and trees. Activities will include a tree identification challenge, weird wood product display, Smokey Bear... Read More

Forest Property Tax Reduction Workshop a Success

Local residents of Bancroft, Haliburton and Bracebridge have recently gathered to learn how to reduce property taxes on their forested land by up to 75 per cent through Ontario’s Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program. (More information) Read More

Tree stock program helps restore the Oak Ridges Moraine

June 27, 2006, King City, Ontario An important new program has been established by the Trees Ontario Foundation (TOF) with funding from the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF), to ensure that sufficient, locally-sourced, native tree seedlings will be available in the future to help restore the Oak Ridges Moraine, part of Ontario’s Greenbelt. A major... Read More

TOF helps rebuild tornado-damaged forests

The Grand River Conservation Authority and a Salem-area school are getting some help to plant new trees to replace those lost when a tornado struck the Fergus area on August 19, 2005. The Trees Ontario Foundation has provided money to purchase tree seedlings and assist with planting costs at the Belwood Lake Conservation Area near... Read More

TOF Partnership with Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

Trees Ontario Foundation (TOF) is proud to announce their new partnership with the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) to support the implementation of the Atlantic Salmon Restoration project. Ontario’s Atlantic Salmon were declared extirpated from our lakes over 100 years ago due to a failure to understand habitat conservation. With support from all... Read More