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    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • CIF Teacher's Forestry Tour

      August 8 to August 11

      You are invited to attend the 16th annual CIF teachers’ FORESTY TOUR and learn about forest science, research and management in a 4 day/3 night PD experience sponsored by the…Find out more

      Location
      Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa
      Link
      www.canadianecology.ca
    • London Forest Festival

      August 19

      Running from 11 am to 3 pm, this family-oriented event aims to raise awareness about London's local trees and forests. A tree-themed BBQ picnic from Growing Chefs will be offered by donation to the…Find out more

      Location
      Harris Park
      Link
      reforestlondon.ca
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • Tree Marking Program

      September 11 to September 15

      Ontario Tree Marker Training Course – Level 1 Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry, covering implementation of the partial cut forest…Find out more

      Location
      Huntsville, Ontario
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193 x. 235
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • York Forest Festival

      September 23

      Kick off National Forest Week by spending time in the forest. Explore the Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre to discover the features of its sustainable design. Enjoy a…Find out more

      Location
      Hollidge Tract, 16389 Hwy. 48, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
      Email
      http://bit.ly/2xb74iq
    • International Plow Match

      September 19 to September 23

      One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will…Find out more

      Location
      Walton
      Link
      plowingmatch.org
    • National Tree Day Celebration

      September 27

      Join the Town of Ajax and partner organizations from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in celebrating and appreciating the great benefits that trees provide us with - clean air, wildlife habitat, energy…Find out more

      Location
      Ajax, Audley Recreation Centre
      Link
      www.ajax.ca
    • Tree Marker Program

      October 3 to October 4

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association Inc., 27602 Hwy 62 South, P.O. Box 1677 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marker Program

      October 3 to October 4

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association Inc., 27602 Hwy 62 South, P.O. Box 1677 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marking Program

      October 17 to October 18

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton, ON L9E 0C6
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Tree Marking Program

      October 17 to October 18

      Ontario Tree Marker Refresher Course Course delivery is a collaborative effort of Forests Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Forestry under agreement with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.…Find out more

      Location
      Kelso Conservation Area 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton, ON L9E 0C6
      Link
      www.forestsontario.ca
      Email
      admin@cif-iofc.org
      Phone
      1-705-744-1715 x 609
    • Ajax Community Tree Plant

      October 21

      You are invited to join Forests Ontario and the City of Ajax to help increase forest canopy from 10:00 am to 12 pm. Trees, shovels, gloves and refreshments will be…Find out more

      Location
      TBD
      Link
      www.ajax.ca
    • Ontario School Counsellor's Association Conference

      November 6 to November 7

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!Find out more

      Location
      International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
      Link
      www.osca.ca
    • Ontario School Counsellor's Association Conference

      November 6 to November 7

      Forests Ontario is pleased to be attending the annual OSCA conference to share information about forestry careers and educational resources.  Stop by our booth to learn more!Find out more

      Location
      International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
      Link
      www.osca.ca
    • Your Future, Your Choice Career Fair

      November 15

      At this annual career fair, students and parents connect with over 80 exhibitors from business, education and community organizations to explore a variety of careers representing apprenticeship, college, university and…Find out more

      Location
      Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute, Guelph
      Link
      www.careereducationcouncil.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 21 to November 23

      The Latornell Conservation Symposium is one of Ontario’s premier annual environmental events. The Symposium provides a forum for practitioners, policy makers, nongovernment organizations, academics and businesses to network and discuss…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
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Latest News

Planters Give Ontario the Gift of 369,473 Trees for 150th Birthday

Join Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge to Plant a Tree and Fight Climate Change in 2017

Toronto, ON, July 13, 2017 – Forests Ontario thanks the partners, businesses, community groups, schools, families, and individuals who have joined in Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge by planting 369,473 trees to date this year. This spring, Forests Ontario and the Ontario government invited all Ontarians to participate in the Green Leaf Challenge to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial.... Read More

Trees for the Bees

Karin Tomosky recognized as a Forests Ontario Green Leader for her commitment to building pollinator habitat

In 2011, Karin Tomosky returned to the Milton-area property where she grew up. The land has a rich history; it was granted heritage status after Karin’s mother found arrowheads dating back to when the Attawandarons, a First Nations community, lived in the area. Karin’s goals were twofold: preserve the land and help the environment. She... Read More

Forests Ontario Announces 2017 Ontario Envirothon Champion

Ontario’s largest environmental competition connects youth to the outdoors

LINDSAY, ON, May 31, 2017 — Today marked the final day of the 2017 Envirothon—Ontario’s largest environmental competition. The top 100 students, from across the province, congregated at Lindsay Ontario’s Fleming College with hope their team would be titled Ontario Envirothon Provincial Champions. This year’s Ontario Envirothon Champion is University of Toronto Schools from Toronto, who... 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