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Planting Trees. Growing Goodwill.

Planting Trees. Growing Goodwill.

Posted: May 22, 2018

By Clayton Miller, VP Business Development – Revolution Recycling Revolution Recycling is into year three of our Recycling E-Waste Grows Trees program in partnership with Forest Recovery Canada. The program still feels fresh and exciting and creates opportunities to engage with our customers nearly every single day. Revolution was founded in 2012 with a mission... Read More

Woodlot Owner Advisory Services Available to Residents of York Region Battling Invasive Emerald Ash Borer

Woodlot Owner Advisory Services Available to Residents of York Region Battling Invasive Emerald Ash Borer

Posted: May 15, 2018

NEWMARKET, ON (May 15, 2018) – When it comes to the highly destructive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), identification is only half of the battle. This bright, metallic-green beetle, measuring approximately one to 1.5 centimeters in length, attacks North America’s native ash trees. Originally from Asia, EAB is an invasive species that overtakes an ash tree... Read More

Environmentally Friendly Building

Environmentally Friendly Building

Posted: May 8, 2018

by Nick and Rita Savauge Who are we? A son and his mom with a passion for environmentally friendly building and providing people with a healthy, happy home. We’re Nick and Rita, founders of Blom Contracting Inc. We’re passionate about the wellbeing of people, the environment and each and every job we take on. Our... Read More

All Grown Up: Forests Ontario’s Signature Tree Planting Event Turns Ten

All Grown Up: Forests Ontario’s Signature Tree Planting Event Turns Ten

Posted: May 8, 2018

Forests Ontario celebrated a milestone this month with the tenth annual Community Tree Planting Weekend. This year, 800 volunteers joined forces in seven locations across the province to improve their communities and the environment. Community Tree Plant was established in 2008 to unite community members with the common goal of enhancing our urban forests. Since... Read More

Registration Open for Ontario Tree Marker Training Program

Registration Open for Ontario Tree Marker Training Program

Posted: May 1, 2018

The Ontario Tree Marker Training program supports forestry professionals making ‘cut and leave’ decisions for individual trees. Tree markers ensure that trees are harvested in a manner that maintains the integrity of forest ecosystems. Certification is required for those implementing harvesting decisions on Crown Land. The course is delivered through a partnership between Forests Ontario and... 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.