Ontario invests $2.1 million in new trees

Northern Ontario Business
February 21, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

The Natural Resources and Forestry is handing $2.1 million  to Forests Ontario, a leading charity prompting sustainable forest and grasslands to support tree planting through its projects and programs. Forests Ontario said it has planted more than 41 million over 20,500 hectares of land across the province. …Forests Ontario said planting trees is the natural and best way to fight climate change. And there are economic benefits to be had. In the Ottawa Valley, 20 forest products mills in the area employ 2,200 people and generates more than $85 million in taxes.

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