Forests Ontario

Forestry in the Classroom

Our Forestry in the Classroom Partners

We work with partners across Canada to connect communities and classrooms to the forest, including:

  • Alberta Forest Products Association
  • City of Toronto
  • Ontario Professional Foresters Association
  • Regional Municipality of York
  • Think Trees: Manitoba Forestry Association
  • Work Wild

To protect the health and safety of Forestry in the Classroom participants and volunteers, all presentations will be delivered virtually until further notice. Online format is intended for grades 4 and up. Schools, home school groups and community organizations are welcome to request a presentation.

Our Forestry in the Classroom program connects volunteers with local schools and community groups, so students can learn firsthand what it’s like to make a career in forestry, from seed forecasting and management to research on the long-term effects of climate change.

Since 2012, we’ve coordinated more than 450 visits to schools across Canada—which means over 13,000 students have been visited so far! Our forestry experts have years of knowledge and insight to share on how Canada’s forests are planned, managed and sustainably grown, and are eager to tell students about the wide range of possible careers.

If you want to have one of our forestry experts visit your classroom or community group request a presentation here.

If you’re an industry expert interested in volunteering please register as a Presenter here.