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December 6th–15th, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Where will we plant those two billion trees to fight climate change?

Letter to the Editor: Where will we plant those two billion trees to fight climate change?

Posted: November 18, 2019

On November 12th, The Guardian published an article titled ‘Where will we plant those two billion trees to fight climate change‘, referring to Prime Minister Trudeau’s promise to plant two billion trees over the next decade. Our CEO Rob Keen responded with an op-ed, which you can find below. Dear Editor I read with great interest Where... Read More

Ontario Envirothon Profile Alumni Profile: Emily Febrey

Ontario Envirothon Profile Alumni Profile: Emily Febrey

Posted: November 14, 2019

The Ontario Envirothon program helps to prepare students for post-secondary education and careers in the environmental sciences, and refines their interpersonal and teamwork skills. More than that, though, it touches the lives of its participants—fueling a passion for the environment and sparking friendships. In this series, a number of Envirothon alumni will be profiled to give... Read More

Forests Ontario and Highway of Heroes Collaborate to Honour Canadian Soldiers

Forests Ontario and Highway of Heroes Collaborate to Honour Canadian Soldiers

Posted: November 12, 2019

The Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign and Forests Ontario have joined together to advance tree planting efforts, which pay tribute to the soldiers of the Canadian armed forces, past and present, through the planting of 1.8 million trees. Through the campaign, tree planting subsidies covering up to 90 per cent of tree planting costs are... Read More

Toronto Christmas Market kicks off the holiday season  with a flare of fir – a Balsam Fir tree to be exact!

Toronto Christmas Market kicks off the holiday season with a flare of fir – a Balsam Fir tree to be exact!

Posted: November 12, 2019

Last Monday, in front of onlookers and Distillery District residents, the Toronto Christmas Market successfully installed its famed 50-foot Christmas tree, elevating the tree in the heart of the District. Donated by Forests Ontario and the Canadian Christmas Tree Growers Association and traveling from Bancroft, Ontario, the towering Balsam Fir delighted crowds, and now stands... 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.