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Faces of Forests Ontario: Madeleine Bray

Faces of Forests Ontario: Madeleine Bray

Posted: May 26, 2020

Favourite tree – White Pine Favourite Ontario wildlife – Candy-striped Leafhopper             Forests Ontario is pleased to introduce Madeleine Bray as our Education Outreach Coordinator. Since she joined our team at the start of 2020, Madeleine has worked with our Education Manager, Allison Hands, to help design the annual Ontario Envirothon, write lesson plans, develop... Read More

We Need to Plant More Trees for a Healthier Planet

We Need to Plant More Trees for a Healthier Planet

Posted: May 15, 2020

While many of us are at home and keeping proper social distance from our friends and neighbours, life goes on for nature. Trees continue to grow and make their environmental contributions, and we can help by planting more of them. During the 2020 federal election campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to planting two billion trees... Read More

Welcome to the Ontario Envirothon Virtual Lab

Welcome to the Ontario Envirothon Virtual Lab

Posted: May 11, 2020

Launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Envirothon Virtual Lab is a digital hub for students and educators to learn about and engage with environmental education and training. Each week will focus on core Envirothon topics and feature expert-led videos and engaging home-based activities. There is no need to register, and resources can... Read More

Consider the Benefits of Healthy Forests on GivingTuesday

Consider the Benefits of Healthy Forests on GivingTuesday

Posted: May 5, 2020

At Forests Ontario, we know there are many important causes to support. GivingTuesday is a day to support these causes by donating and sharing information. Though GivingTuesday usually takes place in November following Black Friday, this year the organizers have moved it to May 5th as an emergency response to COVID-19. This GivingTuesday, we would... Read More

Faces of Forests Ontario: Amy Howitt

Faces of Forests Ontario: Amy Howitt

Posted: April 29, 2020

Favourite Tree: Sycamore Favourite Ontario Animal: Chickadee Amy Howitt has joined Forests Ontario’s growing team as our new Events Assistant. She connects with our partners, helps plan our annual conference, and coordinates with businesses when they want to organize events such as community tree plants. If you’re enjoying a Forests Ontario event, it’s likely Amy... 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.