One Million Trees Mississauga Celebration 2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Iceland Arena
705 Matheson Boulevard East

Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 4A6

 

Join the City of Mississauga to celebrate the One Million Trees Mississauga planting program at this year's annual tree planting event as part of Earth Days. Gather your friends and family on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at Iceland Arena for a morning of tree planting and participate in other hands-on activities such as vegetable gardening, and tree climbing demonstrations. In addition, join us on the LEAF Tree Tour for a guided walk that highlights the interesting trees and natural features of the woodlot.


As well, celebrate what’s green in your community at the Earth Market! Saturday, April 25th from 11am to 3pm inside Iceland Arena. This event combines workshops, vendors and exhibitors, kids’ activities and a film screening. Bring your appetite and enjoy the Localista food truck. Mississauga’s own Clark Schlesinger will be performing live.


Schedule of Events:

9:00am - Registration

9:30am - Opening Remarks

10:00am-12:00pm - Tree Planting

11:00am - Tree Tour with LEAF

11:00am-3:00pm - Earth Market

 

One Million Trees Mississauga is a 20-year program to encourage residents, schools, community groups and businesses to join the City's tree planting efforts to plant more trees on both public and private lands in Mississauga. This event will help kick-off the program for 2015 and trees planted at this event will be counted towards our One Million Trees goal! To date, over 144,000 trees and shrubs have been planted with the help of volunteers such as yourselves.  We're well on our way to one million!

The Great Trees of Old East York– A Jane’s Walk
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Don Mills United Church Cemetery
126 O'Connor Drive
(Meet on the northeast corner of O’Connor and Stanhope)

Toronto, Ontario, M4K 2K7

 

Tour Leaders:

Bill Lewis, Local Historian

Leigh Davidson, MoreTrees29

Michelle Bourdeau, LEAF

Join us to explore the trees and history of Old East York - from majestic oaks dating back to European settlement to other interesting species that were planted more recently.  Learn about The Great Toronto Tree Hunt and find out how you can nominate trees in your own neighbourhood!

This tour is being offered as part of the Jane's Walk festival.

Tree Tenders poster
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Log Cabin, Bradley Museum
1620 Orr Road

Mississauga, Ontario, L5J 4T2

 

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about trees and how to properly care for them, this course for you!  Gain knowledge and skills that you can put to use in your own yard and community.

Our expert instructors deliver engaging indoor and outdoor sessions.  And we celebrate graduation with a group tree planting.  Click here for details and course description.

Eligible for International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Continuing Education Units. May also qualify for credit through other continuing education programs. 

 

Full course dates and times:
Tuesday May 26, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday May 28, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday May 30, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday June 2, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Tree Tenders poster
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
St. Matthew's Clubhouse
450 Broadview Ave

Toronto, Ontario, M4K 2N3

Venue info

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about trees and how to properly care for them, this course for you!  Gain knowledge and skills that you can put to use in your own yard and community.

Our expert instructors deliver engaging indoor and outdoor sessions. We even plant a tree together! Click here for details and course description.

Eligible for International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Continuing Education Units. May also qualify for credit through other continuing education programs.

 

Full course dates and times:
Wednesday, June 3, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 4, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 9, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Leslieville Tree Festival poster
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Leslie Grove Park
1158 Queen St E.

Toronto, Ontario, M4M 1L2

 

Join us for the Leslieville Tree Festival in Leslie Grove Park (corner of Queen St E and Jones Ave, Toronto). Featuring green groups and vendors, exciting live performances, a kids’ zone, a ceremonial tree planting and tasty local food, this fun-filled celebration of our urban forest includes activities for the whole family!

 

If you are interested in being a vendor or exhibitor at the festival, please click here.

The Leslieville Tree Festival is presented by LEAF, Councillor Paula Fletcher, Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation and Toronto Hydro.