2016 Community Tree Plant in York Region

Mount Albert – Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Forests Ontario, CAA South Central Ontario, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and the Regional Municipality of York on Saturday, May 7th for the eighth annual Community Planting Weekend. This half-day planting event brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers environmental benefits for all Ontarians! Participation helps build awareness around the importance of trees, which clean our air, improve our water, provide 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: Mt. Albert Water Treatment Plant, 5866 Doane Road, Mount Albert, ON L0G 1M0

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 the Mt. Albert Water Treatment Plant. Please do not block the roadway.

Space is limited and pre-registration is appreciated.

To register online, visit https://goo.gl/l3TGNt

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