Hosted by CAA South Central Ontario and Trees Ontario, this annual Community Planting Weekend gathers together families, volunteers and CAA members to take part in a half day tree planting activity, which promotes community engagement and environmental action.
Support your community in a local reforestation project and learn about trees, shade and green urban spaces.
WHAT: Trees Ontario and CAA Community Planting Weekend
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 2012
Toronto Zoo - 2000
Meadowvale Road, Toronto, ON
(NOTE: MAY 9th Event!)
| York Region
90 Bales Drive East, East
Gwillimbury, ON - The Regional Municipality of York office
| Sault Ste. Marie
Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary
School - 321 Prentice Avenue,
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Captain John Wilson Park -
Windsor, ON (Ducharme St. east of 6th Concession Rd. adjacent to Talbot Trail School)
Lemoine Point Conservation Area -
1440 Coverdale Drive,
Huronia Buffer - off of Bristow Crt and McConkey Pl, Barrie, ON
689 Sager Road, Hamilton, ON
Mitches Park - 640 Upper Queen Street, London, ON
| Kitchener Waterloo
Laurel Creek Conservation Area - 625 Westmount Road,
Events are held rain or shine. Bring a shovel, gardening gloves and lots of energy! We will supply the rest - the trees, forestry specialists, mulch and snacks. Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes (steel toe if possible), a hat and sunscreen. Parking will be available.
For more information and to register to participate in this free tree planting event, please visit: http://www.treesontario.ca/plantingweekend
About Trees Ontario
Trees Ontario is a not-for-profit tree planting partnership. Our goal is to increase support to 10 million trees per year across the province, to encourage better health and wellness for all Ontarians. For more information, please visit www.treesontario.ca.
About CAA South Central Ontario
CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering insurance, travel, automotive care and roadside services. There are more than 1.8 million CAA members in South Central Ontario and 5 million members in Canada. We're more than Roadside Assistance. We're Life-side Assistance. Visit www.caasco.com.
For further information:
or to schedule interviews, please contact:
Shelley McKay, Marketing Manager