Tree Tenders Stewardship Day - Machell Park, Aurora
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Machell Park

Meet in the northeast corner of parking lot. Parking lot is located on the north side of Aurora Heights Drive, west of Yonge Street


This site, planted last year with young trees and shrubs, needs some TLC in order to thrive.

Join us to get your hands dirty at this family-friendly event! 

10:00 to 10:30 am: Learn about restoration efforts during a short tour of the site
10:30 am to 12:00 pm: Hands on work party to remove invasive species and apply mulch around young trees and shrubs

Refreshments provided. Volunteer hours available. 

Please wear long pants and close-toed shoes (no sandals!) and bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, and water. 

This event is rain or shine.

This event will involve walking through the park on paved walkways and unpaved, grassy surfaces and working in naturalized areas on unpaved ground.  For accessibility questions please contact us.

#BeesLoveTrees – High Park Pop-Up Event
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
High Park TTC Station, Quebec Ave Entrance

When we think of supporting native bees, we often think of planting flowering annuals and perennials. But trees and shrubs also flower, and they can produce hundreds of pollen laden flowers on just one plant!

Drop by for a mini-garden tour and ask your bee and tree questions. Pick up your free Bees Love Trees Fact Sheets and fridge magnets!

#BeesLoveTrees – St. Clair Pop-Up Event
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
St. Clair TTC Station, Pleasant Blvd Entrance

When we think of supporting native bees, we often think of planting flowering annuals and perennials. But trees and shrubs also flower, and they can produce hundreds of pollen laden flowers on just one plant!

Drop by for a mini-garden tour and ask your bee and tree questions. Pick up your free Bees Love Trees Fact Sheets and fridge magnets!

Toronto Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street

Toronto, Ontario, M6G 4C6

Our volunteers play a critical role in helping improve the urban forest. There are many ways that you can get involved depending on your skills, interests and availability. Please note that we only accept volunteers over the age of 18.
Accessibility info: Fully accessible. For accessibility questions, please contact us.

 

Stephenson Park Tree Tour and Picnic
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Stephenson Park
61 Stephenson Ave

Toronto, Ontario, M4C 1G2

Learn about the importance of trees and tree care on a guided walk through Stephenson Park, followed by a group effort to add mulch around all the trees in the park. The day will finish with a community picnic.

 

Meet at the Baseball Diamond in Stephenson Park.

Mississauga Tree Tenders Poster
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Clarkson Community Centre
2475 Truscott Drive

Mississauga, Ontario, L5J 2B5

 

This couse runs from Tuesday September 19th to Saturday September 30th, 2017.

Tuesday September 19th | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Saturday September 23rd | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tuesday, September 26th | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM 

Saturday September 30th | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Would you like to be able to identify the tree species around you? Do you want to learn best practices for selecting, planting and caring for trees in your yard or community? 

This multi-day course will give you a solid understanding of how trees function and what they need to survive and thrive. You’ll learn about the benefits of urban trees and the challenges they face. Our expert instructors deliver engaging indoor and outdoor sessions that will give you skills you can apply immediately. 

You will walk away with a deeper understanding and be inspired to become an urban forest leader in your community.

Eligible for up to 13.75 International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Continuing Education Units.