Forests Ontario Annual Conference: Natural Connections
February 8th, 2019
Our forests are deeply rooted in our daily lives, our histories and our cultures. Our well-being—past, present and future—is intrinsically intertwined with this vital resource. However, our forests are increasingly impacted by ever-changing factors; societal, economic and environmental. Understanding our connection to our forests, and how our forests define our relationships with one another, is critical to the continued sustainable management of this incredible resource.
Join us as we explore these relationships and ensure healthy forests and communities for our future.
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Ontario Envirothon Webinar – Agroecology
February 21st, 2019
Agroecological practices are characterized by on-farm biodiversity and recycling local natural materials to promote the conservation and improvement of soil and water resources. Join in on Feb. 21st at 1:00 pm as we explore how this socially and environmentally sustainable approach can feed our global community. An excellent opportunity to learn more about the 2019 Current Issue topic for Ontario Envirothon as well!
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Ontario Envirothon Webinar – Biomimicy
January 22nd, 2019
Join us as on Jan. 22nd at 10:30 am as Dr. Jamie Miller explores biomimicry and the way that nature is transforming the way we think, behave and create. Think for example, of walls that can breathe like skin, buildings that can self-heal, and communities that generate zero waste like a forest. Excellent preparation for the 2019 Ontario Envirothon season.
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Port Hope Green Leaders Honour the Past by Planting for the Future
Art and Donna Marvin Granted ‘Green Leader’ Status by Forests Ontario
Port Hope residents Art and Donna Marvin have recently been named Forests Ontario’s newest ‘Green Leaders.’ Dedicated to the continued enrichment of their beloved family farm, the couple reforested their 100-acre property, planting 11,000 trees over a two year period. The farm, aptly named Marvindale, is the cornerstone of the Marvins’ legacy. “This farm has... Read More
A Teacher Marked by the Wild
Green Leader Plants 8,000 Trees on King City School Grounds
Andrew MacMillan, an outdoor education teacher at King City’s Country Day School, facilitated the planting of more than 8,000 trees on the school’s property earlier this year. The planting was done through the Government of Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program, which is run by non-profit organization Forests Ontario. Forests Ontario has recognized MacMillan as their... Read More