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    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • London Forest Festival

      August 19

      Running from 11 am to 3 pm, this family-oriented event aims to raise awareness about London's local trees and forests. A tree-themed BBQ picnic from Growing Chefs will be offered by donation to the…Find out more

      Location
      Harris Park
      Link
      reforestlondon.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • York Forest Festival

      September 23

      Kick off National Forest Week by spending time in the forest. Explore the Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre to discover the features of its sustainable design. Enjoy a…Find out more

      Location
      Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy. 48, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
      Email
      http://bit.ly/2xb74iq
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • National Tree Day Celebration

      September 27

      Join the Town of Ajax and partner organizations from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in celebrating and appreciating the great benefits that trees provide us with - clean air, wildlife habitat, energy…Find out more

      Location
      Ajax, Audley Recreation Centre
      Link
      www.ajax.ca
    • Tree Marker Program

      October 3 to October 4

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association Inc., 27602 Hwy 62 South, P.O. Box 1677 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marker Program

      October 3 to October 4

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association Inc., 27602 Hwy 62 South, P.O. Box 1677 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marking Program

      October 17 to October 18

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton, ON L9E 0C6
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marking Program

      October 17 to October 18

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton, ON L9E 0C6
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Ajax Community Tree Plant

      October 21

      You are invited to join Forests Ontario and the City of Ajax to help increase forest canopy from 10:00 am to 12 pm. Trees, shovels, gloves and refreshments will be…Find out more

      Location
      TBD
      Link
      www.ajax.ca
    • Ontario School Counsellor's Association Conference

      November 6 to November 7

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!Find out more

      Location
      International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
      Link
      www.osca.ca
    • Ontario School Counsellor's Association Conference

      November 6 to November 7

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!Find out more

      Location
      International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
      Link
      www.osca.ca
    • Your Future, Your Choice Career Fair

      November 15

      At this annual career fair, students and parents connect with over 80 exhibitors from business, education and community organizations to explore a variety of careers representing apprenticeship, college, university and…Find out more

      Location
      Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute, Guelph
      Link
      www.careereducationcouncil.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
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Ajax Community Tree Plant

October 21st, 2017

You are invited to join Forests Ontario and the City of Ajax to help increase forest canopy from 10:00 am to 12 pm. Trees, shovels, gloves and refreshments will be provided. This event is suitable for all ages and will take place rain or shine! High school students are eligible to receive volunteer hours for participation.

Advanced registration is required and will open in the coming weeks. Visit http://www.ajax.ca/en/livinginajax/Events.asp.

Location
TBD
Link
www.ajax.ca

Ajax Community Plant

April 22nd, 2017

The community that plants together, grows together! Our Community Tree Plant brings together families, community members and volunteers to take part in a half-day tree planting activity, promoting local engagement and environmental awareness.

This family-friendly event offers participants the chance to directly support their community in a local reforestation project and learn about the benefits of trees, shade and green urban spaces.

Along with the Town of Ajax and Honda Canada, we will be planting 1,600 native trees and plants. Town of Ajax will provide the trees, shovels, gloves & snacks! Help increase trees in Ajax- high school students can even receive volunteer hours!

Pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Miles Park
Link
www.ajax.ca
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Town of Pelham Community Plant

April 28th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, and the Town of Pelham, on April 28th for a Community Planting Event. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking will be available at the address.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Woodstream Park
Link
ctp17pelham.eventbrite.ca
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – Windsor

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Ontario WoodCity of Windsor and the Essex Region Conservation Authority on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


 

What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking is available across from 1292 Tranby Avenue.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Tranby Park 1292 Tranby Ave. Windsor, ON
Link
ctp17windsor.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – Cambridge

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


 

What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, please dress for the weather and bring lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking:  Limited parking will be available at entrance off Snyders Flats Road.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Location
Dumfries Conservation Area Dunbar Road Cambridge, ON N3H 4W6
Link
ctp17cambridge.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – York

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and the Regional Municipality of York on Saturday, May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve our water, provide wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, please dress for the weather, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Limited parking will be available at the Mt. Albert Water Treatment Plant. Please do not block the roadway.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

Can’t attend but interested in how to plant trees at home? Visit www.york.ca/treeplanting to find out how.

Location
Mt. Albert Water Pollution Control Plant 5866 Doane Road Mount Albert, ON L0G 1M0
Link
ctp17york.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Community Tree Plant – Niagara

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking will be available at the address and the planting site is located across the street.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

 

Location
7805 Niagara Parkway Niagara Falls, ON L2G 0A2
Link
ctp17niagara.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Thank you for making Ontario greener and healthier in 2016!

The 2016 planting season has wrapped up. Thank you to all the volunteers who joined us to plant thousands of trees across the province. We’ll be back in 2017 with more opportunities to join us in making Ontario greener and healthier.

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