Forests Ontario

Community Events

Identify Trees in your Neighborhood

October 13th, 2017

Have you ever wondered what kind of trees grow in your neighbourhood? Using the Tree Bee web identification tool, a member of Forests Ontario will show you how to identify trees and help you learn more about forests and the trees you walk by everyday on your way into the library from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm.

Presented as part of Toronto Public Library’s Our Fragile Planet program series.

Location
St. James Town Library, Toronto
Link
www.torontopubliclibrary.ca
Forests Ontario Commends the Ontario Government for Increasing Funding for Tree Planting Program

Forests Ontario Commends the Ontario Government for Increasing Funding for Tree Planting Program

Increased tree planting incentives to help combat climate change

Toronto, ON, August 30th, 2017 – The government of Ontario has pledged additional funding for the 50 Million Tree Program through the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Account Initiative; this increased support allows Forests Ontario and our partners to continue to work toward healthy, abundant, and sustainably-managed forests across Ontario.... Read More

Wood Weddings

Posted: September 5, 2017

by Kaitlyn Kiraly In the midst of wedding season, and during a time where caring for the environment is vital, more and more couples are incorporating forestry into their wedding. Forestry can be incorporated subtly, with focus on the décor, or the wedding can be fully immersed in the theme of forests and the outdoors.... Read More

York Tree Bee

November 7th, 2017

Tree Bee is returning to York Region for the third year and we are inviting grade 4, 5 & 6 teachers to register up to 20 students in teams of 1 to 4, there is no cost to participate. The competition will run from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Pre-registration is required. Follow the EventBrite link to get your tickets starting Sept. 6, 2017.

Location
Newmarket
Link
www.eventbrite.ca

Toronto Wood Solutions Fair

November 2nd, 2017

The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood and wood products. This one-day educational event will showcase wood use in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through a trade show and seminars.

Location
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Link
wood-works.ca

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.