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Plant a Forest’s spring planting May 15th!

by Richard Gauder

We’ve missed you! Although the pandemic prevented us from having volunteers, the great news is that we kept planting! Together with the help of Kawartha Land Trust and Ralph McKim, we were able to schedule and plant during COVID.  But now with restrictions lifted we can do a bigger planting… Read More

Fall 2021 Planting & Christmas Gift Idea (Hint: Trees are involved)

by Richard Gauder

How do you plant trees during COVID? Probably like you would…with the help of friends and neighbours! Since COVID began in the spring of 2020, we’ve been quite challenged getting trees in the ground. But challenges also bring opportunities, and for us, wonderful new relationships. Tree Planning and PlantingFor October’s… Read More

Spring Planting, COVID Style!

by Richard Gauder

What happens when you buy 250 seedlings, but the stay at home order says you can’t leave the house? You ask (very nicely) the land owner to help you out and plant them! That’s what happened for our spring 2021 planting. And the great news is the weather was apparently… Read More

Give the Gift of Trees This Christmas!

by Richard Gauder

There are moments that occur that live with you forever. One of them happened a few weeks after one of our plantings. One of the children, who helped plant trees, asked her parents to buy her trees to plant rather than presents for her upcoming birthday. A smile still breaks… Read More

What an incredible day to plant!

by Richard Gauder

On Saturday October 3rd, we set out to the Fleetwood Creek area to plant 100 shrubs and trees. It was an incredibly beautiful fall day overlooking hills, valleys and colourful forests.  We planted native shrubs in 3 different areas of the plot.  The goal is to increase the biodiversity to… Read More