Forests Ontario


Spring Cottage Life Show

March 31st to April 2nd, 2017

Let’s get together at the Spring Cottage Life Show!

Forests Ontario is pleased to join more than 550 exhibitors showcasing boats, docks, innovative building products, green solutions, decor, arts and crafts, food, water toys and more at this years Spring Cottage Life Show. Stop by our booth (shared with Ontario Wood) to learn more about tree planting programs.

The International Centre, Mississauga

Kemptville Woodlot Conference

February 22nd, 2017

The Kemptville Woodlot  Conference is an excellent opportunity for people of all different backgrounds to come together and learn about forestry and woodlot management in Ontario. Stop by the Forests Ontario booth to talk to our staff about the “It takes a Forest” campaign, an initiative to recognize and promote the Forestry sector in Ontario, as well to learn about the tree planting programs we offer. Looking forward to seeing you there!

North Grenville Municipal Complex, Kemptville, ON

Ottawa Valley Farm Show

March 14th–16th, 2017

The Ottawa Valley Farm show is the largest farm show in Eastern Ontario and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Come out to learn about all things farming and how you can incorporate tree planting on your property. Forests Ontario is pleased to be exhibiting so come stop by our booth to speak to our Field Advisors and learn how you can add a windbreak to your property or add function and value to your marginal land by planting trees. We hope to see you there!

EY Center, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa

London Farm Show

March 8th–10th, 2017

The London Farm show is an opportunity to explore the newest agricultural products and services. We encourage you to visit Forests Ontario’s booth to learn about tree planting on your property.  If you are considering a windbreak or have idle land, our tree planting programs could work for you!

Metroland Media Agriplex, London

Seedy Saturday

February 18th, 2017

Come visit Forests Ontario’s booth at Seedy Saturday in Picton from 10am-3pm to learn about seed collecting as well as our tree planting programs that could work for you.

Seedy Saturdays are fun events for anyone interested in buying seeds, attending workshops or taking part in the community seed exchange, all with the main goal of adding some green to your property.

41 Baker st, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, Picton, ON

Go Wild Grow Wild

April 8th, 2017

Join in the celebration of Canada’s Deep South! Check out the largest gathering of region’s businesses, experts, organizations, and groups to inspire your next adventure! Go Wild Grow Wild Expo will showcase what to do, where to go, and how to protect Carolinian Canada through interactive workshops, live demonstrations, booths and so much more!!

Metroland Media Agriplex, London

OISE Eco-Fair & Climate of Change Conference

February 4th, 2017

This one day conference will provide a professional learning opportunity in Environmental Education for TDSB teachers, OISE students, and others interested in the work of the EcoSchools Program.

Forests Ontario is pleased to be participating in the 8th annual eco-fair running over the conferences lunch. Join us to learn about our educational programs.

OISE, University of Toronto 252 Bloor Street West Toronto, Ontario

2017 Annual Conference

February 9th–10th, 2017

As Ontarians, we should take pride in knowing that we have some of the best managed forests in the world, thanks to the many communities and families who have maintained our forests for generations. Join us on February 10, 2017 at the Nottawasaga Inn in Alliston, as we discuss how it takes a forest to build healthy communities and a robust and prosperous society. Learn more about #ItTakesAForest.

The Annual Conference will take place on Friday, February 10th. We encourage everyone to join us at the Inn the night before for a reception. Contact the Nottawasaga Inn directly to book your room.

Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston

National Forest Week

September 18th–24th, 2016

National Forest Week (NFW) is an opportunity to learn more about Canada’s forest heritage and to raise awareness about this valuable and renewable resource. Originally established in 1920 as Forest Fire Prevention Week, it was renamed in 1967 to NFW and has evolved to include highlighting the many values we receive from our forest including ecological, economical and social. Celebrate with us this week!

Ideas for National Forest Week:

  • try out our website and learn about the trees in your community
  • wear plaid and share a photo tagged with #ItTakesAForest to show your support for NFW – download our poster here
  • download our Focus on Forests lesson plans and activity sheets to bring forests into your classrooms
  • sign up for Forestry in the Classroom and bring a local volunteer to talk about trees and forests
  • take part in any of our events taking place
  • visit the Canadian Institute of Forestry‘s website to learn about events in your community
  • check out a local conservation area or provincial park
  • download our NFW lesson plan kit for helpful resource in your classroom
Across Ontario and Canada