Forests Ontario

Canada 150 Lane

Let’s Celebrate! Join us in planting a forest of 150 maples along a laneway to be named for HRH The Prince of Wales, being created at the ClearWater Farm on Lake Simcoe. ClearWater Farm is a social business of the Ontario Water Centre, creating an enduring community asset. A 180-year-old farm in Georgina is becoming a new space for experiential education empowering young people to grow and enjoy nutritious food in ways that build community and support natural ecosystems.

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Prince’s Charities of Canada (PCC) is joining Forests Ontario, the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, the Town of Georgina, and the Ontario Water Centre to bring the beauty of our forests to this leading-edge community hub. The planting will culminate in a special public event close to the weekend of July 1st, 2017 that will include Chippewa and Forests Ontario education sessions on the importance of trees to the community.

PCC has joined this initiative as part of its cross-Canada support for local organizations and charities seeking solutions to social and environmental challenges.The Prince’s Lane at the ClearWater Farm will become a natural pathway to the farm, add soil stabilization and be an important source of water protection for Lake Simcoe. The new trees will join a mighty 200-year old maple on the farm known as “The Trading Tree” which once served as a meeting place between the Chippewa and European settlers in the area. We look forward to planting with you, in celebration of Canada’s 150th.

Celebrate our heritage and plant the future with us. Support ClearWater Farm’s laneway forest today.