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Environmental Education – At Home Edition

Environmental Education – At Home Edition

Posted: April 1, 2020

As the voice of our forests, Forests Ontario is always looking for ways to support environmental education and awareness, at school and at home. School’s out, indefinitely and a little earlier than expected, but students still need to continue their educational journey. Luckily, there are ample opportunities for educational learning at home, indoors and outdoors!... Read More

Waste Management: Inside the World of Recycling

Waste Management: Inside the World of Recycling

Posted: March 27, 2020

By Mathew Cooke The ‘current issue’ of this year’s Ontario Envirothon is Waste Management — an issue which represents much more than just reusing and repurposing materials. Students with an interest in environmental stewardship, from two local high schools, took a deep dive into the world of recycling with Forests Ontario staff on a recent... Read More

#ItTakesAForest Videos Cover Tree Marking, Respirology, and Wooden Architecture

#ItTakesAForest Videos Cover Tree Marking, Respirology, and Wooden Architecture

Posted: March 9, 2020

Forests are more than just breathtaking spaces – they provide us with many services that improve our wellbeing. Forests reduce our stress, improve learning outcomes, and lower the likelihood of asthma in children. On an environmental level, Ontario’s forests are some of the most sustainably managed in the world. Wood requires less energy during its... Read More

Registration Open for OPFA’s Annual Conference

Registration Open for OPFA’s Annual Conference

Posted: March 4, 2020

NOTE: The OPFA’s Conference has been postponed (due to the unfolding events in Canada and recommendations from Health Canada.  The Ontario Professional Foresters Association (OPFA) is hosting their annual conference in Alliston from April 7th to 9th. This is the first time that the historic conference will be held in Simcoe County. “As a proud, long-standing member... Read More

Faces of Forests Ontario: Noah Page

Faces of Forests Ontario: Noah Page

Posted: February 27, 2020

Favourite Tree: Weeping Willow Position: Communications Coordinator One of the new additions to our Communications team is writer extraordinaire, Noah Page! In his position as Communications Coordinator, Noah is involved with all things literary, from press releases and media advisories to technical writing and blog posts. Since joining the Forests Ontario team, Noah has been... 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.