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Get a free Tree or Shrub – “TREE for Me” Initiative

 

SERRA is partnering with the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation & the Davisville Farmers Market to distribute 50 small trees to participants.

Plant a Tree. It’s Free!
  • Visit www.treeforme.ca to select your tree and/or shrub
  • Complete the on-line registration
  • Pick-up your tree or shrub at the Davisville Farmers Market on October 3, between the hours of 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm
  • Get instructions on planting & maintenance at the Farmers Market
By planting a tree you will:
  • Improve your property
  • Keep Davisville Green
  • Help Toronto reach its goal — a 40% tree canopy by 2050

**pre-registration is requird** limited to 2 trees / shrubs per household

An online petition: Save the Ontario Tree Seed Facility, in Angus Ontario.

We are sharing this information from Susan Antler, chair, Friends of the Utopia Mill & Park ___________________________________________________________ Please consider signing and sharing this online petition to save the Ontario Tree Seed Facility, located in Angus Ontario. For the past 94 years, the Ontario Tree Seed Facility (OTSF) has been responsible for providing the seeds which have populated the forests of Ontario.  On its 90th anniversary a couple of years ago, the OTSF was applauded for its major contribution … Read moreAn online petition: Save the Ontario Tree Seed Facility, in Angus Ontario.

Toronto Parks and Forestry initiative: Every Tree Counts

The city has set a goal of a 40% tree canopy (we are now at 28%) and has a robust plan for planting in public spaces. However, since there is a limited supply of public property, the city encourages the planting of young trees on private property. Toronto’s urban forest is a vital asset with an estimated value of $7 billion. To read about the Toronto Parks and Forestry study ‘Every Tree Counts’ click here. … Read moreToronto Parks and Forestry initiative: Every Tree Counts

SERRA held a successful TREE FOR ME event at June Rowlands Park!

On October 3, SERRA held a Tree For Me event at June Rowlands Park. Seventy-seven trees were distributed to residents of Davisville and other areas of Toronto. We worked in partnership with the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation (TPTF) which supplied, free of charge, six varieties of trees and shrubs grown from native seed stock. Participants selected their trees in advance to fit the planting location on their property; at the event they viewed a … Read moreSERRA held a successful TREE FOR ME event at June Rowlands Park!

Get a free Tree or Shrub – “TREE for Me” Initiative

  SERRA is partnering with the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation & the Davisville Farmers Market to distribute 50 small trees to participants. Plant a Tree. It’s Free! Visit www.treeforme.ca to select your tree and/or shrub Complete the on-line registration Pick-up your tree or shrub at the Davisville Farmers Market on October 3, between the hours of 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm Get instructions on planting & maintenance at the Farmers Market By planting a … Read moreGet a free Tree or Shrub – “TREE for Me” Initiative