Ontario government invests $2.1 million for tree planting through Forests Ontario

By Forests Ontario
Cision Newswire
February 17, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

BARRIE, ON – At Forests Ontario’s Annual Conference in Alliston, Ontario today, the Honourable Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry and MPP for Parry–Sound Muskoka, announced that the Ontario government is investing $2.1 million in tree planting through Forests Ontario. “We are proud to support Forests Ontario’s mission to make our forests greener,” Minister Smith says. “With this investment, our government is taking action to ensure the long-term sustainability of Ontario’s forests and forest sector businesses, while creating stability for workers, families and communities that depend on this sector.” The one-year investment will support tree planting through Forests Ontario’s tree planting programs. Through our comprehensive network of partners and programs, Forests Ontario has planted more than 41 million trees to date, resulting in 20,500 hectares of new forest created across more than 8,300 project sites.

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