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It Takes a Pancake Breakfast to Spark Discussion on Sustainable Forest Management

It Takes a Pancake Breakfast to Spark Discussion on Sustainable Forest Management

Posted: June 18, 2019

Members of the forest sector and the general public attended Forest Life Expo’s Pancake Breakfast in Renfrew on June 15th.  The event was hosted by Forests Ontario under the It Takes a Forest initiative, a fact-based public awareness campaign, and attended by Forests Ontario’s CEO, Rob Keen, and the President of the International Maple Syrup... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about the 50 Million Tree Program

Frequently Asked Questions about the 50 Million Tree Program

Posted: May 15, 2019

What is the 50 Million Tree Program? The 50 Million Tree Program (50MTP) is an afforestation and carbon sequestration tree planting program funded by the Ontario Government through the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. The program, administered by Forests Ontario, provided financial support to landowners across Ontario reducing tree planting costs and expanding... Read More

2017-18 Annual Report

2017-18 Annual Report

This past year, Forests Ontario has worked hard to strengthen our position as the voice for our forests. Through breakthroughs and milestones, we’ve made significant strides in our mission to make Ontario’s forests greener. Our pillars of forest restoration, education, and awareness have positioned us as the go-to organization for information about Ontario’s forests. Our 2017-18... Read More

Forests Ontario’s 2019 Ontario Envirothon Puts New Spin on Old Tradition

Forests Ontario’s 2019 Ontario Envirothon Puts New Spin on Old Tradition

Posted: April 24, 2019

This spring, more than 700 high school students from across Ontario will carry on the 25-year tradition by facing-off in regional, environmentally-themed academic competitions for the chance to compete in the Ontario Envirothon Championship. This year is an especially exciting year, as for the first time ever the provincial Envirothon will combine its long-cherished legacy... Read More

Envirothon Spirit Challenge

Envirothon Spirit Challenge

Posted: April 24, 2019

Even if your team doesn’t win your regional competition, you can still have a shot at going to the Ontario Envirothon if you participate in the Spirit Challenge. All you have to do is earn virtual badges by completing mini social media challenges anytime between April 8th and May 8th! The team who has earns... 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.