Lighting the Tree in Celebration of Outdoor Education
Forests Ontario joins The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to ring in the holiday season at Queen’s Park
TORONTO, ON, December 4, 2017 – A Christmas tree, a seasonal icon from Ontario’s north, illuminated the halls of Queen’s Park last Friday. The annual lighting of the Lieutenant Governor’s Christmas tree, a 14 foot Balsam fir provided by Forests Ontario and grown by our partners at Somerville Nurseries in Alliston, Ontario, was adorned with... Read More
National Christmas Tree Day is on December 2nd – will you choose a real or fake tree this year? Here are tips to help you choose the perfect real tree!
As the holiday season approaches and families begin to decorate their condos, apartments and homes, the perennial question arises – what is better, a real or artificial Christmas tree? Some, perhaps because of convenience, prefer artificial trees. Others question the environmental impact and carbon footprint of transporting a plastic tree from across the world. Rob... Read More
Santa’s not here yet…but the world’s tallest (not actually confirmed) Christmas tree is now up at the Toronto Christmas Market
TORONTO, Ont., November 1, 2017 – With Thanksgiving and Halloween behind us, it’s time to start focusing on the holiday season. If you need any convincing, look high above Toronto’s Distillery Historic District skyline. This morning organizers hoisted and secured a 50-foot white spruce tree, soon to be decorated with more than 40,000 lights, 800... Read More