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Plus d’un demi-million de raisons de célébrer la fête du Canada: Des arbres pour l’Autoroute des héros et Forests Ontario créent un monument vert sur l’autoroute 401

Plus d’un demi-million de raisons de célébrer la fête du Canada: Des arbres pour l’Autoroute des héros et Forests Ontario créent un monument vert sur l’autoroute 401

Posted: June 29, 2020

Toronto, ON [le 25 juin 2020] – Plus de 500 000 nouveaux arbres honorent le souvenir de vétérans canadiens grâce aux efforts conjugués de la campagne Des arbres pour l’Autoroute des héros et de Forests Ontario. Ces jeunes plants donnent encore plus d’ampleur au monument vert qui borde déjà l’autoroute la plus empruntée au Canada. Ce... Read More

Over A Half-Million Reasons to Celebrate This Canada Day: Highway of Heroes and Forests Ontario Plant Green Monument along Highway 401

Over A Half-Million Reasons to Celebrate This Canada Day: Highway of Heroes and Forests Ontario Plant Green Monument along Highway 401

Posted: June 29, 2020

More than 500,000 new trees are growing in honour of Canadian veterans, thanks to the combined efforts of the Highway of Heroes (HOH) Tree Campaign and Forests Ontario. These newly planted seedlings are adding to an existing green tribute along Canada’s busiest highway. The HOH/Forests Ontario partnership reduces tree planting costs for eligible landowners living... Read More

Durham Region Landowners Growing Forests in Honour of Veterans

Durham Region Landowners Growing Forests in Honour of Veterans

Highway of Heroes and Forests Ontario Plant Green Monument along Highway 401

More than 60 landowners in Durham Region have signed up to plant trees on their properties, adding to the green tribute along Highway 401 – Canada’s busiest highway. These plantings, done in honour of Canadian veterans, are made possible through a partnership with Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign (HOH) and Forests Ontario. The HOH/Forests Ontario... Read More

Frontenac County Forest Cover to Increase by More Than 100,000 Trees

Frontenac County Forest Cover to Increase by More Than 100,000 Trees

Highway of Heroes and Forests Ontario Plant Green Monument along Highway 401

Landowners in the Frontenac County have had 117,750 trees planted this spring through a partnership with the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign (HOH) and Forests Ontario. This new forest is added to the existing green tribute along Highway 401, Canada’s busiest highway. The HOH/Forests Ontario partnership offers reduced tree planting costs for eligible landowners living... Read More

The Show Must Go On: South Nation plants record number of trees despite challenges of COVID-19

The Show Must Go On: South Nation plants record number of trees despite challenges of COVID-19

Posted: June 11, 2020

By: Peter Kuitenbrouwer This spring, South Nation Conservation Authority (SNC) ordered 144,000 tree seedlings. Authority staff were prepared to plant a record number of trees in this watershed south of Ottawa. Then COVID-19 hit. “If we weren’t able to pull those seedlings out of the ground in the nursery and plant them, we would have... 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.