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At The End of October, we’ll Be Planting Trees!

by Richard Gauder

A brief update! We’ve been awarded a matching grant from the Scugog Water Fund! What this means is that some of the seedlings we were planning to plant will get super-sized!  Well, not huge, but just one or two years older.  So now we have a month to start raising some funds…. Read More

We have a Location for Fall!

by Richard Gauder

Plans for our fall tree planting are under way! We’ll be planting when the leaves have fallen, most likely the end of October.  We’ve selected Lavender-Blu farm for the location! The farm is farm on Simcoe Street, just south of Seagrave. The goal is to have a mix of trees… Read More

Fall Planting Preparations

by Richard Gauder

Things seem to be moving along well for our October fall planting. We have our location. Now we need to go through the paperwork and site visit to see if there is matching funding available.   I visited the tree farm from where we’ll be getting our seedlings and trees from…. Read More

Happy Hot July!

by Richard Gauder

First some bumps in the road. Recently we weren’t successful in getting funding from two 100 Men organizations. What we learned is that there are a lot of local organizations deserving of funding. Trees are important, but so are food banks!  We decided for this fall to do a smaller planting with an education component for… Read More

Our New Plant a Forest Logo!

by Richard Gauder

The email went out to our graphic designer Heather Chapman at Heather Chapman Design. “We need a new logo for Plant a Forest”, can you help? “Of course!” came the reply. And so  began the creative process.  Heather created 3 concept ideas. We wanted to be able to use the logo on… Read More