Forest of Hope: Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention and Partners Launch New Program

By Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
Cision Newswire
October 20, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

BEACHBURG, ON – The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) is hosting a tree planting event for their inaugural Forest of Hope, a first for Canada, in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Pembroke, Algonquin College and the Ontario Woodlot Association. The tree planting commences a new long-term program by CASP and their partners to help raise awareness about suicide prevention and promote healing while contributing to a healthy and sustainable forest. The first phase of this project will see staff, students, and volunteers plant 1,500 white spruce seedlings in the understory of current forested land as prescribed in the property’s Forest Management Plan. The tree planting will take place on Kiwanis Forest property near Beachburg, Ontario on Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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