Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program

The 50 Million Tree Program offers financial and technical assistance for tree planting. Property owners with room to plant a minimum of 500 trees (usually less than an acre), can apply. We match you with a planting agent who will work with you to create a plan for your property and deliver professional planting.

This program is supported by the Government of Canada.

Start your application below.

Apply for the 50 Million Tree Program

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Forests Ontario

Forests Ontario’s Response to Ontario’s Forest Sector Strategy

Forest Education Resources

Forests Ontario is proud to have been recognized as a leader in forestry education opportunities for our youth in the Ministry of Nature Resources and Forestry’s ‘A Blueprint for Success: Ontario’s Forest Sector Strategy’. Our forests are one of our most important resources and provide us with a wide range of ecological, social, and economic values. The sustainable management of our forests, and the assurance that all of the values we derive from them are provided over the long-term, requires ongoing effort and dialogue.

Please view our formal response to the Forest Sector Strategy in the attached letter.
TD Building Outdoor Classrooms

TD Building Outdoor Classrooms

Forest Education Resources

Outdoor classrooms bring learning to life. An outdoor classroom is a space that brings learning outside. It becomes a gathering place for teachers and students and provides an opportunity to integrate nature into your school grounds. This guide introduces you to all that you need know about bringing an outdoor classroom to your school.

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Forest Career Chart

Forest Education Resources

There are lots of careers in the forestry field – and this handy chart can help you figure out which one is right for you. Whether you love the outdoors, love technology, or want to work in a lab, there is a career waiting for you in forestry!

  • Business/Economics
  • Careers
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Winter Tree Key

Forest Education Resources

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces you to Winter Tree ID, great for preparing for the Forestry topic! The key uses identifying characteristics that can help you identify species in the winter, using buds.

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  • Study Guides
Tree Bee Coordinator’s Guide

Tree Bee Coordinator’s Guide

Forest Education Resources

Bring a Tree Bee competition to your school, city or club. This guide highlights the roles and responsibilities of regional Tree Bee coordinators and provides concise instructions on how to host a successful event.

Fundraising Kit

Forest Education Resources

Use this kit to help you raise your registration fees!

Learning Objectives for Ontario Envirothon

Learning Objectives for Ontario Envirothon

Forest Education Resources

The Ontario Envirothon Learning Objectives provide your team with all you need to know to compete at any Ontario Envirothon competition.

  • Careers
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Application
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Outdoor Education
  • Fact Sheets
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  • Study Guides

Bird Identification Guide

Forest Education Resources

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource will introduce you to the variety of birds you can find in Ontario. There are many key identification features and characteristics that can help determine which bird species you are viewing. These include physical features, such as colour, size, beak shape and foot shape, as well as behavioural characteristics such as the location where the bird was spotted and the time of year.

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  • Study Guides

Mammal Identification and Tracking Guide

Forest Education Resources

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces students to the various tracks, signs and scat of different mammal species in Ontario.

  • Fact Sheets
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  • Study Guides

Canadian Soil Classification

Forest Education Resources

This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces you to the Canadian Soil Classification system, great for preparing for the Soils topic!

  • Fact Sheets
  • Other
  • Study Guides