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Forests Ontario and Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Community Tree Plant Events in Kars, ON - May 28 at 9:30am and 1:00pm

On Behalf of Forests Ontario / Forest Recovery Canada on Thursday 26th of May 2022 15:49:22 PM

Media Advisory

Forests Ontario is a leading charity dedicated to greening the communities in which we live, work, and play.
With a provincewide network of planting professionals and partners, Forests Ontario will have planted more
than 36 million trees through its 50 Million Tree Program, including planned projects in 2022, creating over
17,000 hectares of new forest.

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) is one of Ontario's 36 Conservation Authorities, and a longtime tree planting partner of Forests Ontario. The RVCA plants approximately 250,000 trees across its
Eastern Ontario watershed every year, working with private landowners, municipalities, and community
groups to maintain a resilient and healthy watershed through reforestation and afforestation. The
Community Tree Plant Events are taking place at the RVCA's workshop property in Kars, ON, near the
popular Baxter Conservation Area.

WHAT: Forests Ontario and Rideau Valley Conservation Authority tree planting activity for all
ages. Find out more and register to take part at forestsontario.ca.

WHO: In attendance will be area Members of Parliament, and Forests Ontario and Rideau
Valley Conservation Authority representatives and community volunteers.

WHEN: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Morning Event: 9:30am - 11:30am
Afternoon Event: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
WHERE: 2022 Dilworth Rd, Kars, ON, K0A 2E0 (beside Baxter Conservation Area south of Manotick).


For more information, photos, or to arrange an interview, please contact Forests Ontario:Sandra Iacobelli, Director, Marketing & Communications - Tel: 416.646.1193 x 226

Onsite Event Contact: Emily Hart, Events Manager - Tel: 647.896.8732

About Forests Ontario & Forest Recovery Canada
Forests Ontario's large-scale forest restoration programs, extensive educational programs, and decades of community outreach result in millions of trees being planted each year. Together with our national division, Forest Recovery Canada, we work with our many partners across the country to plant the right tree in the right place for the right reason, ensuring our efforts today thrive and grow into healthy, diverse forests of
tomorrow, and for generations to come.

Forests Ontario is the voice for our forests.
Visit www.forestsontario.ca or follow us @Forests_Ontario to find out more.