2016 Community Tree Plant in Niagara – May 7, 2016

Niagara Falls – Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 7th for the eighth annual Community Planting Weekend.

This half-day planting event takes place in a public space and brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers vast environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve water supplies, foster wildlife habitat, contribute to human health and provide a buffer against the effects of climate change.

Date: May 7, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Niagara Glen Nature Centre, 3050 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, ON L0S 1J0

What to Bring: To participate in this family-friendly event. Please dress for the weather, bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy!

What We Will Bring: We will supply the rest – the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks.

Parking: Parking will be available at the address and the planting site is located across the street.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

To register online, visit https://goo.gl/ZNOAjs

For more event information, please go to www.forestsontario.ca or contact Chrystal Henning by email, chenning@forestsontario.ca or phone, 416-646-1193 x234.

Can’t attend but interested in how to plant trees at home? For more details, visit www.york.ca/treeplanting

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