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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

Fundraising, logos and other updates

by Richard Gauder

The presentation to the 100 Men of Kawartha Lakes was well received; however, we weren’t selected. We had interesting questions, learned a lot and will use that feedback to hone our message. Even though we were selected, we did receive a $100 donation from the night – yeah! Our plan… Read More

Presenting at 100 Men of Kawartha Lakes

by Richard Gauder

Since our meeting with Kawartha Conservation, we decided to see if we could get some funding for the fall planting. Funding from 100 Men of Kawartha Lakes would provide this project a boost as we work on some additional funding ideas. Good news! We were selected and are presenting tonight…. Read More