Recent Releases from Forests Ontario / Forest Recovery Canada
Statement by Rob Keen, CEO of Forests Ontario and Forest Recovery Canada responding to Federal Throne Speech
Published Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:45:23 EST Read More
Toronto, ON [September 23, 2020] - Forests Ontario and Forest Recovery Canada applaud the Throne Speech commitment to expand tree planting in Canada with the Two Billion Tree program. Nature based solutions, such as tree planting, provide a wide range of benefits related to climate change, wildlife habitat and employment. Forest Ontario is appreciative of the current federal funding that supported our 50 Million Tree Program through a successful tree plant, despite COVID-19 in Spring ...... Click here to read this release
Plan in the fall, plant trees in the spring - now is the time to advance a Canada-wide tree planting strategy.
Published Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:50:25 EST Read More
Opinion Piece by Rob Keen, Registered Professional Forester and CEO of Forests Ontario and Forest Recovery Canada (September 2020) As Canadians, we need to ask ourselves this question - how do we build upon and deploy large-scale tree planting efforts such as the Two Billion Tree Program envisioned by Prime Minister Trudeau? We are not alone with this idea. According to ETH Zurich University, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the United Nations, planting one trillion trees a...... Click here to read this release