Forests Ontario

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    • Forests Ontario Annual Conferece

      February 9

      Regardless of where we live, forests play an indispensable role in our lives. Our forests are valued for an incredible range of environmental, social, and economic benefits and are the…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn 6015 Highway 89 Alliston, ON L9R 1A4
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
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Latest News

Jamie McRae Wins Forests Ontario’s 2018 Ontario Wood Award

Forests Ontario Announces Award Winners at Annual Conference

TORONTO, ON (February 9, 2018) – Lumberman Jamie McRae was one of several award winners announced at Forests Ontario’s annual conference today. McRae took home the 2018 Ontario Wood Award for his contributions to the positive promotion of the Ontario Wood brand. A fifth-generation forestry professional, McRae’s family history dates back to the forestry boom... Read More

Trees Breathe New Life into Farmer’s Land – And Second Career

Trent Massey recognized as a Green Leader after planting new forest

Trent Massey was a farmer raising cows, chickens, pigs and goats in Echo Bay, Ontario—home of The Big Loonie. But when he had to pack the business in and sell his livestock, he and his wife were left wondering what to do with their sprawling 30 acres of land.    When Trent was introduced to Forests... Read More

Ways to Tree-cycle, a used Christmas tree

While your discarded Christmas tree may look sad and bare without the lights and ornaments lying on the snowbank, it is getting ready for its next tree-cycling act. Christmas trees are 100 per cent biodegradable and there are many ways to give your tree a second life this post-holiday season. Most municipalities in Ontario have... Read More

Reports

Introducing EcoHealth Ontario: Environment, Public Health and Resilience to Climate Change

  April 1, 2015 – As people who care about both the forests and the trees, Forests Ontario members have an intuitive grasp on the link between vibrant ecosystems and well-being. Unfortunately, these links are not well-connected in many current programs and policies, which tend to separate public health from ecosystems and the environment. This... Read More