Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program

The 50 Million Tree Program offers financial and technical assistance for tree planting. Property owners with room to plant a minimum of 500 trees (usually less than an acre), can apply. We match you with a planting agent who will work with you to create a plan for your property and deliver professional planting.

This program is supported by the Government of Canada.

Start your application below.

Apply for the 50 Million Tree Program

Get in touch for more info about planting a forest on your land.

Forests Ontario

Community Events

Faces of Forests Ontario: Noah Page

Faces of Forests Ontario: Noah Page

Posted: February 27, 2020

Favourite Tree: Weeping Willow Position: Communications Coordinator One of the new additions to our Communications team is writer extraordinaire, Noah Page! In his position as Communications Coordinator, Noah is involved with all things literary, from press releases and media advisories to technical writing and blog posts. Since joining the Forests Ontario team, Noah has been... Read More

Landowners Lining up to Plant Trees in Rideau Valley This Spring

Landowners Lining up to Plant Trees in Rideau Valley This Spring

Local Conservation Authority has commitments to plant more than 200,000 trees through Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program

Local landowners are planting plenty of young trees in the Rideau Valley region this spring, thanks to Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program (50 MTP), says the local conservation authority. “Landowners are already planning for the 2021 planting season,” said Scott Danford, Forestry Program Manager at the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA). “If you are thinking about... Read More

50 Million Tree Program Offers Planting Help to Hastings County Property Owners

50 Million Tree Program Offers Planting Help to Hastings County Property Owners

Forests Ontario set to plant 70,000 trees locally in spring of 2020

Concern about climate change is inspiring landowners to step-up their tree planting in 2020, according to Stephen Pitt, a forest consultant who has helped to get trees in the ground for 10 years with Forests Ontario. “People are very engaged in planting trees,” said Pitt, whose company plants trees under Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree... Read More

Opportunity for Durham Region Landowners to Participate in 50 Million Tree Program This Spring

Opportunity for Durham Region Landowners to Participate in 50 Million Tree Program This Spring

Forests Ontario has planted more than 650,000 trees with local landowners in Durham Region

Durham Region landowners are on track to increase forest-cover in 2020 through Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program (50 MTP). Since 2008, the 50 MTP has helped to plant more than 650,000 trees in the Durham Region, according to Forests Ontario. The 50 MTP is a tree planting program that increases forest cover on private... Read More

50 Million Tree Program Offers Tree Planting Assistance for Northumberland County Property Owners

50 Million Tree Program Offers Tree Planting Assistance for Northumberland County Property Owners

Posted: February 25, 2020

A Northumberland County tree planter says he is encouraged by the enthusiasm of local landowners to plant trees this spring through the 50 Million Tree Program (50 MTP). “It’s remarkable how much support there is for the program,” said Art Marvin, who plants trees through his partnership, Northumberland Tree Planters. “There’s been a lot of... 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.