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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

Fall Planting Is A Go!

by Richard Gauder

Happy fall! We’ve been busy during the summer raising tree funds and shoring up the location. Thank you to Kristie Virgoe and Emma Collyer of Kawartha Conservation for educating us on the importance of headwaters. This fall we’re planting at a the Fleetwood Creek head water location in a forest!… Read More

June Planting: Better Late Than Never!

by Richard Gauder

Although COVID 19 cancelled our spring planting at Ken Reid park, we were not deterred! Once the tree nurseries were open, we decided we would forge ahead with a different location. But where? And what? We had received a donation from artist Cathy Lombard. She was selling her handmade tree… Read More

Tree Planting Plans For 2020!

by Richard Gauder

After a break over the winter, we’ve revved up the Plant A Forest machine again!  Since the fall planting, we’ve received a bit of funding from a few different sources. First of all, our company, CMS Web Solutions, is committed to buying 11 trees for every new client we sign…. Read More

Reflections from the Fall Planting

by Richard Gauder

Last week we received the final funding from Kawartha Lakes and the Scugog Water Fund. That closes off another successful planting! We’re now planning ahead for the spring planting.  After the Christmas holidays we’ll be finalizing where we are planting. We aren’t going to be applying for any funding this time…. Read More