Forests Ontario

Conferences

Community Tree Plant – Niagara

May 6th, 2017

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.


What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking will be available at the address and the planting site is located across the street.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

 

Location
7805 Niagara Parkway Niagara Falls, ON L2G 0A2
Link
ctp17niagara.eventbrite.com
Email
info@forestsontario.ca
Phone
416-646-1193

Green Living Show

April 7th–9th, 2017

The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Visitors can shop the wide variety of exhibitor booths while gathering information and inspiration from a diverse selection of demonstrations, presentations, and activities

Location
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Link
www.greenlivingshow.ca

Ontario Woodlot Association Annual Conference

April 28th–29th, 2017

Location
Newmarket Community Centre, Newmarket
Link
www.ontariowoodlot.com

Energy & Forestry Expo

March 28th–29th, 2017

A two day networking conference focused on strengthening and building Northern Ontario and Aboriginal capacity for economic prosperity in the Energy and Forestry Sectors.   The conference will showcase speakers and exhibitors with knowledge and experience with clean renewable energy options to heat and energize your home and business.

 

Location
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Thunder Bay
Link
events.2017expo.ca

Grey to Green Conference

May 8th–10th, 2017

Explore the latest in green infastructure performance, economic valuation, design, policy, and technology from Canada, the US, and worldwide. This interdisciplinary conference is the leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers, growers, landscapers, and other green infrastructure professionals to discuss the benefits and growth of the green infrastructure industry.

Grey to Green also includes a trade show, cutting-edge workshops which include tours of outstanding Toronto projects, and exceptional networking events. This year, be one of the first to learn about the City of Toronto’s new Green Streets Guideline and the Province of Ontario’s new Stormwater Design Guidelines.

Location
Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto
Link
greytogreenconference.org

OPFA Annual Conference

May 15th–18th, 2017

Location
Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph
Link
secure.opfa.ca

Environmental Education Conference at UOIT

February 17th, 2017

Forests Ontario is excited to be presenting at the UOIT Environmental Education Conference about It Takes A Forest: Exploring the World of Forestry. The session will highlight the importance of our forests and provided educators with valuable resources to introduce forests into their own classrooms.

Location
Oshawa

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.

Location
The International Centre, Mississauga
Link
shows.cottagelife.com

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!

Location
North Grenville Municipal Complex, Kemptville, ON
Link
www.eomf.on.ca

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!

Location
EY Center, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa
Link
ottawafarmshow.com