Recent Releases from Forests Ontario
As Ontario 50 Million Tree Program approaches the halfway mark, the economic benefits are reported
Published Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:16:26 EST Read More
(March 20, 2019, Queen's Park) Today, Forests Ontario released The Economic Value of Tree Planting in Southern Ontario, a new report by Guelph-based consulting firm Green Analytics. Committed to re-greening Ontario through tree planting, education and awareness efforts, Forests Ontario is the not-for-profit charity that delivers the Government of Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program (50MTP). At the Ontario Legislature, Rob Keen, Registered Professional Forester and Forests Ontario CEO ...... Click here to read this release
Forests Ontario to release economic value of tree planting report to Ontario Legislature
Published Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:33:33 EST Read More
What: Forests Ontario will release a report at Queen’s Park outlining the economic value tree planting brings to Southern Ontario. The report focuses on the positive impacts of tree planting, including employment, economic benefits, and quantifying all the additional services our forests provide. When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9:00am Who: - Rob Keen, CEO, Forests Ontario - Peter Emon, County of Renfrew Councillor and Reeve of the Town of Renfrew ...... Click here to read this release
Will your Christmas Tree be real or fake tree this year?
Published Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:39:55 EST Read More
Forests Ontario CEO Rob Keen has some tips to help you be smart about choosing the best real tree! Toronto, ON, November 27, 2018 - Buying a natural Christmas tree is a win-win - it brings the beauty and aroma of Ontario’s forests inside your home for the holidays. A real tree is eco-friendly and supports the provincial economy. Over 500 farmers produce upwards of one million Christmas trees each year in Ontario. These trees are not plastic, nor produced and transported fr...... Click here to read this release
National Christmas Tree Day is on December 1st - will you choose a real or fake tree this year?
Published Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:34:23 EST Read More
Forests Ontario CEO Rob Keen has some tips to help you choose the perfect real tree! Toronto, ON, November 15, 2018 - Buying a natural Christmas tree is a win-win - it is an opportunity to bring the beauty and aroma of Ontario’s forests inside during the holiday, which is eco-friendly and supports not only Ontario tree farmers but the provincial economy. On top of being socially and environmentally responsible, buying a real tree is also fun! Rob Keen, ...... Click here to read this release
National Christmas Tree Day is on December 2nd - will you choose a real or fake tree this year? Here are tips to help you choose the perfect real tree!
Published Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:32:16 EST Read More
Toronto, ON, November 15, 2017 - As the holiday season approaches and families begin to decorate their condos, apartments and homes, the perennial question arises - what is better, a real or artificial Christmas tree? Some, perhaps because of convenience, prefer artificial trees. Others question the environmental impact and carbon footprint of transporting a plastic tree from across the world. Rob Keen, CEO at Forest Ontario confirms that...... Click here to read this release
Forests Ontario celebrates National Forest Week
Published Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:55:40 EST Read More
Forests Ontario celebrates National Forest Week (Sept. 24-30) with Heritage Tree designation ceremonies in Clarksburg, Ottawa and Port Hope More than 65 Heritage Trees have been designated in communities all across Ontario. Celebrate those already recognized or check out the new Trees announced during National Forest Week! What: Forests Ontario’s Heritage Tree Program collects and shares the stories of Ontario’s diverse and unique trees and brings awareness to the ...... Click here to read this release