Forests Ontario planted 2.5 million trees across Ontario this season – including 58,000 in York Region

By Forests Ontario
Huff Strategy
August 25, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

BARRIE, Ontario – Forests Ontario and its partners planted approximately 2.5 million trees across the province this season, including 58,000 in York Region, as part of its 50 Million Tree Program. This brings the program’s province-wide total to almost 40 million trees planted to date. “As we continue to see the effects of climate change it is imperative that we do everything we can to combat it. This includes the creation of healthy, new forests,” says Jess Kaknevicius, CEO of Forests Ontario. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year and know full well they wouldn’t have been possible without our incredible planting partners.” …Landowners who would like to take part… need enough space to plant a minimum of 500 trees, which is typically at least half an acre of open land.

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