Forests Ontario

News & Events

    • Forests For Kids Tree Planting in Huntsville

      October 2

      Forests Ontario will help plant 20 trees on the grounds of Pine Glen School in Huntsville alongside students and the Algonquin Forestry Authority. Trees will support an outdoor education centre…Find out more

      Location
      Pine Glen School 126 West Road Huntsville, ON
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Trees in Your Neighborhood

      October 4

      Have you ever wondered what kind of trees grow in your neighbourhood? Using the Tree Bee web identification tool, a member of Forests Ontario will show you how to identify…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Library: Northern District Branch, 40 Orchard View Blvd. Toronto
      Link
      bit.ly
    • Vegetation Management Workshop

      October 11

      Agenda items include: Weed biology Weed control Herbicides Problems Field site visits Preregistration is required. Workshop is free to attend and includes lunch.Find out more

      Location
      Watershed Conservation Centre, 1424 Clarke Road, London
      Link
      www.eventbrite.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Change Your World

      October 11

      This dynamic one-day conference brings together youth and community organizations from across Ontario to discuss, collaborate and learn how to make sustainable and equitable change in our world. The Change…Find out more

      Location
      York University, 4700 Keele St. Toronto
      Link
      fes.yorku.ca
    • OISE Eco-Fair

      October 13

      Each year OISE hosts an annual Eco-Fair, a community event that features more than 30 education organizations in one place, including Forests Ontario!  This is a free event and open to the public,…Find out more

      Location
      OISE Library, 252 Bloor St., Toronto
      Link
      www.oise.utoronto.ca
    • Vegetation Management Workshop

      October 18

      Agenda items include: Weed biology Weed control Herbicides Problems Field site visits Preregistration is required. Workshop is free to attend and includes lunch.Find out more

      Location
      Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area, 1641 Perth Roadm, Kingston
      Link
      www.eventbrite.ca
      Phone
      416-646-1193
    • Community Tree Plant - Brampton

      October 20

      Fall is right around the corner, and what better way to “dig in” into the cooler weather than with a fun, free, family-friendly tree planting event! Forests Ontario and local…Find out more

      Location
      Claireville Conservation Area 8180 Hwy 50 Brampton, ON L6T 0A6
      Link
      www.eventbrite.ca
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Wood At Work 2018: Growing Cities, Building Forests

      October 25 to October 26

      Wood at Work's fourth annual conference will bring together global leaders in conservation, architecture, urbanism, and industry and explore today's most advanced ideas around wood.Find out more

      Location
      University of Toronto, Toronto
      Link
      www.woodatwork.ca
    • Wood At Work 2018: Growing Cities, Building Forests

      October 25 to October 26

      Wood at Work's fourth annual conference will bring together global leaders in conservation, architecture, urbanism, and industry and explore today's most advanced ideas around wood.Find out more

      Location
      University of Toronto, Toronto
      Link
      www.woodatwork.ca
    • York Tree Bee

      November 6

      Learn to tell a poplar from a pine.Teachers, parents and leaders of students in Grades 4 to 6 students in York Region are invited to register students to participate in Tree…Find out more

      Location
      Elgin West Community Centre, Richmond Hill
      Link
      bit.ly
    • Latornell Conservation Symposium

      November 13 to November 15

      The 25th Latornell Conservation Symposium will explore the status of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River and the lands that connect them in order to assess the work currently…Find out more

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

      November 13 to November 15

      The 25th Latornell Conservation Symposium will explore the status of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River and the lands that connect them in order to assess the work currently…Find out more

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

      November 13 to November 15

      The 25th Latornell Conservation Symposium will explore the status of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River and the lands that connect them in order to assess the work currently…Find out more

      Location
      Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston
      Link
      www.latornell.ca
    • Trees In Your Neighbourhood

      November 20

      Have you ever wondered what kind of trees grow in your neighbourhood? Using the Tree Bee web identification tool, a member of Forests Ontario will show you how to identify…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Library: Port Union Branch, 5450 Lawrence Ave E.
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
    • Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

      November 30 to December 9

      Forests Ontario returns to the Toronto Christmas in 2018. You can find us from November 30-December 2 and from December 7-9. You can find us at the entrance to the…Find out more

      Location
      Toronto Distillery District
      Link
      torontochristmasmarket.com
      Email
      info@forestsontario.ca
      Phone
      4166461193
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Latest News

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

Local Man Honoured for Tree Planting

Ed Barden Announced as Forests Ontario’s Newest Green Leader

GUELPH, ON (July 31, 2018) – Forests Ontario’s newest Green Leader, Ed Barden, retired in 2001 – but you’d never guess that whilst watching him tend to his woodlot. This Hillsburgh resident keeps himself busy planting, watering and pruning. Ed doesn’t know where his love of trees and forests stems from, but they’ve been his... Read More

One Honda, One Hundred Thousand Trees

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 – Forest Recovery Canada and the Honda Canada Foundation are celebrating nearly 100,000 trees planted as part of a longstanding partnership to enhance forests across Canada. Forest Recovery Canada is a national tree planting effort with a focus on enhancing forest cover and connectivity across Canada. Working alongside local planting organizations, municipalities, First Nations... 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