Forests Ontario

Community Events

Latornell Conservation Symposium

November 21st–23rd, 2017

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 the challenges and opportunities in Ontario’s conservation field.

Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston

Your Future, Your Choice Career Fair

November 15th, 2017

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 workplace pathways. Stop by the Forests Ontario booth to learn more about forestry careers and our educational resources.

Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute, Guelph

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


Ontario School Counsellor’s Association Conference

November 6th–7th, 2017

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!

International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre

National Tree Day Celebration

September 27th, 2017

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 conservation and a beautiful Town.

Experts from the arbouricultural industry will help you to:

  • Identify different tree species in your neighbourhood
  • Assess for a suitable site when planting a new tree
  • Correctly plant a tree
  • Learn more about subsidies being offered for tree planting on your property.
Ajax, Audley Recreation Centre

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.