Forests Ontario


Wood At Work 2018: Growing Cities, Building Forests

October 25th–26th, 2018

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.

University of Toronto, Toronto

York Tree Bee

November 6th, 2018

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 Bee – the tree identification competition.

Get students excited about forests as they learn to identify trees and test their tree knowledge against other teams in the Tree Bee Championship. The championship team will win an environmental grant, to help their school or eco-group become even more green.

Space is limited, pre-registration required. Visit for more details

Elgin West Community Centre, Richmond Hill

Latornell Conservation Symposium

November 13th–15th, 2018

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 underway to protect, conserve and enhance them. What progress is being made, and what more needs to be done?

Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre, Alliston

Trees In Your Neighbourhood

November 20th, 2018

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 trees and help you learn more about forests and the trees you walk by everyday on your way into the library.

Presented as part of Toronto Public Library’s Our Fragile Planet program series.

Toronto Library: Port Union Branch, 5450 Lawrence Ave E.

Forests Ontario at the Toronto Christmas Market

November 30th to December 9th, 2018

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 market located at the intersection of Trinity & Mill Street, right next to the ticket booth. We’ll have real, locally grown Ontario Christmas trees from Somerville Nurseries, ranging in size from mini “condo trees” to majestic 8 footers.

For every tree purchased, a new one will be planted and you’ll receive one free entry ticket into the Toronto Christmas Market!


Toronto Distillery District