Forests Ontario

News & Events

    • Tree Planting and Forest Management Landowner Workshop - Echo Bay

      March 2

      Interested in growing a healthy forest on your open land? Forests Ontario and its partners can help, including providing information on available funding; learn more by attending a free landowner…Find out more

      Location
      Echo Bay Town Hall 208 Church St Echo Bay, ON P0S 1C0
      Link
      www.eventbrite.ca
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Tree Planting and Forest Management Landowner Workshop - Kemptville

      March 6

      Interested in growing a healthy forest on your open land? Forests Ontario and its partners can help, including providing information on available funding; learn more by attending a free landowner…Find out more

      Location
      Ferguson Tree Nursery 275 County Road 44 Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0
      Link
      www.eventbrite.ca
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Webinar: Towards Understanding The Influence Of Headwater Catchments On Water Availability In The Athabasca River Basin

      March 21

      Determining the redistribution and storage of water between and among forested hillslopes, wetlands and watercourses is key to understanding runoff at a larger scale. Although the topography of the Western…Find out more

      Link
      www.eventbrite.ca
      Email
      wbf_bmp@ducks.ca
    • Our Forests and Tree Identification using Tree Bee

      April 8

      Forests Ontario will discuss the Forest regions of Ontario, identify common trees found in Southern Ontario and use Tree Bee web tool to identify tree species.Find out more

      Location
      Woodbridge Library @Vaughan Public Libraries, 150 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, Vaughan
      Link
      treebee.ca
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • 8th Annual Brantford Community Tree Planting

      April 28

      The Brant Tree Coalition invites you to add to the 85,000+ trees planted to date as part of this annual event. Join us at Brant Park (RR 4, 119 Jennings…Find out more

      Location
      Brant Park RR 4, 119 Jennings Road Brantford, ON
      Phone
      519-756-1500
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Latest News

Russell County Councillor Recognized for Environmental Good Deeds

Green Leader Reforests Property and Donates Land for a Park in Embrun

Ottawa, ON (March 14, 2019) – I met André Brisson in the bustling lobby of a hotel in Toronto’s Chinatown district. The Russell County Councillor joked with me about the notorious city traffic. He’d come for the Royal Winter Fair, where his daughters were showing calves. André comes from a long line of dairy farmers.... Read More

As Ontario 50 Million Tree Program approaches the halfway mark, the economic benefits are reported

MEDIA RELEASE (March 20, 2019, Queen’s Park) – Today, Forests Ontario released The Economic Value of Tree Planting in Southern Ontario, a new report by Guelph-based consulting firm Green Analytics.  Committed to re-greening Ontario through tree planting, education and awareness efforts, Forests Ontario is the not-for-profit charity that delivers the Government of Ontario’s 50 Million... Read More

Believe it or not, Ontario needs more trees!

Rob Keen, RPF CEO – Forests Ontario February 20, 2019 – Having spent my life surrounded by trees, – 40 years in a professional capacity – I know when our forests are healthy, they provide an impressive range of services and benefits. While the value of our forest’s ability to sequester carbon and mitigate the... 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