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Landowners Lining up to Plant Trees in Rideau Valley This Spring

Local Conservation Authority has commitments to plant more than 200,000 trees through Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program

Local landowners are planting plenty of young trees in the Rideau Valley region this spring, thanks to Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program (50 MTP), says the local conservation authority. “Landowners are already planning for the 2021 planting season,” said Scott Danford, Forestry Program Manager at the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA). “If you are thinking about... Read More

50 Million Tree Program Offers Planting Help to Hastings County Property Owners

Forests Ontario set to plant 70,000 trees locally in spring of 2020

Concern about climate change is inspiring landowners to step-up their tree planting in 2020, according to Stephen Pitt, a forest consultant who has helped to get trees in the ground for 10 years with Forests Ontario. “People are very engaged in planting trees,” said Pitt, whose company plants trees under Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree... Read More

Opportunity for Durham Region Landowners to Participate in 50 Million Tree Program This Spring

Forests Ontario has planted more than 650,000 trees with local landowners in Durham Region

Durham Region landowners are on track to increase forest-cover in 2020 through Forests Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program (50 MTP). Since 2008, the 50 MTP has helped to plant more than 650,000 trees in the Durham Region, according to Forests Ontario. The 50 MTP is a tree planting program that increases forest cover on private... Read More


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