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Planters Give Ontario the Gift of 369,473 Trees for 150th Birthday

Planters Give Ontario the Gift of 369,473 Trees for 150th Birthday

Join Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge to Plant a Tree and Fight Climate Change in 2017

Toronto, ON, July 13, 2017 – Forests Ontario thanks the partners, businesses, community groups, schools, families, and individuals who have joined in Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge by planting 369,473 trees to date this year. This spring, Forests Ontario and the Ontario government invited all Ontarians to participate in the Green Leaf Challenge to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial.... Read More

London Forest Festival

August 19th, 2017

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 first 500 attendees, where every dish includes an ingredient grown from a tree!

Location
Harris Park
Link
reforestlondon.ca

International Plow Match

September 19th–23rd, 2017

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 be celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.

Location
Walton
Link
plowingmatch.org

Algonquin Loggers Day

July 29th, 2017

From 10:00 am to 3:00 pm the Algonquin Logging Museum comes to life! Take in the demonstrations around the Logging Museum trail and try the old-time loggers’ lunch served in the sawlog cookery from 12:00 to 2:00pm, or while quantities last ($10 per person).

Location
Algonquin Logging Museum
Link
www.algonquinpark.on.ca
Music to our Firs

Music to our Firs

Posted: June 21, 2017

by Lana MacInnes Photos courtesy of Rafael Correa Famed architect, interior designer, and educator Frank Lloyd Wright always had the same advice for his students: “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” This is a shared perspective amongst many respected designers and builders, for whom nature is a source of... Read More

Seed Forecasting

Forests Ontario has established a seed forecasting database to monitor and better track seed availability for future planting use. In order to continue and better this tracking process, we need our partners and the public’s support in providing seed report information.

Here’s how you can get involved in seed forecasting.