Replace your ash tree for as little as $50

Emerald Ash Borer Rebate

Lost your ash tree? Let us help you replace it! 

Save $100 Off a New Tree! Limited number of rebates available to York Region property owners.

 

By planting a new tree to replace your ash, you do more than grow the York Region urban forest. You also beautify your yard, increase your property value, and gain all the ecological benefits that trees provide!

We make it easy and affordable!

Right now, we are offering an extra bonus to York Region property owners who are replacing dying, dead or removed ash trees impacted by the emerald ash borer (EAB). This means that if you live in Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan or Whitchurch-Stouffville, you may be eligible for this rebate.

Why replace your ash with us?

  • Get $100 discount off a newly planted tree
  • Expert advice from a certified arborist helps you choose the best replacement tree for your yard. Get the right tree for the right place!
  • The LEAF price is already subsidized, so you can get a newly planted tree for as little as $50*
  • The service includes an arborist consultation, tree, delivery and/or planting, mulching, plus a care guide
  • Large selection of native trees
  • Only 15 - 20 minutes to apply online
  • Prompt, personalized service
  • You have a choice of programs: Full Service Tree Planting or Do-It-Yourself Tree Planting
  • You’ll feel great that you’re growing the urban forest while doing something long-lasting!

Program information:

  • Full Service Tree Planting program: Trees are priced from $150 to $220 (price varies based on species selected). Program highlights: an in-person, on-site 30-minute arborist consultation plus we deliver and plant the tree(s)!
  • Do-It-Yourself Tree Planting program: Trees are priced from $100 - $170 (price varies based on species selected). Program highlights: a virtual 30-minute arborist consultation plus we deliver the tree(s) and you plant!

 

Apply Now: Full Service Tree Planting

Apply Now: Do-It-Yourself Tree Planting

 

 

* Additional details:
 
  • Limit of five Emerald Ash Borer Rebates per property.
  • Limited total number of Emerald Ash Borer Rebates available, so rebates are issued on a first come, first served basis.
  • Please contact your local municipality before cutting any trees on your property. Many local municipalities have tree by-laws that regulate the removal of single trees from private property.
  • If the ash tree has already been removed, a copy of the tree removal invoice will be required to qualify for the rebate. If you do not have the invoice, please contact us for other acceptable forms of proof.

Losing ash trees in your woodlot?

The LEAF Backyard Tree Planting program does not apply to woodlot replanting. 

  • York Region provides guidance for woodlot owners facing EAB impacts and also for general woodlot management. If you are a landowner in York Region and have ash trees in your woodlot, contact Forests Ontario to determine the best way to manage the impacts of EAB while ensuring your woodlot stays healthy and diverse. York Region’s Forest Conservation Bylaw protects forests in York Region.
  • Please contact your local municipality before cutting any trees on your property. Many local municipalities have tree by-laws that regulate the removal of single trees from private property.
  • For more information, please refer to York Region’s Emerald Ash Borer and Tree Cutting pages.