2016 Community Tree Plant in Kitchener-Waterloo – May 7, 2016

Kitchener-Waterloo – Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, CAA South Central Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation on Saturday, 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: Snyder’s Flats, 1497 Snyders Flats Road, Bloomingdale, ON N0B 1K0

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: Limited parking will be available at entrance off Snyders Flats Road.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

To register online, visit https://goo.gl/1r5KwD

For more event information, please go to http://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 http://www.york.ca/treeplanting

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