Kerry McLaven, Forest Program Manager (left), and Tim Gray, Field Advisor (right). (Submitted photo).

Forests Ontario 50 Million Tree Program

Spring is for new ideas. If you have 2.5 acres or more of open land, you may be eligible for the 50 Million Tree Program, and the trees would be planted for you.

If you are considering a large-scale planting on your property, the 50 Million Tree Program can help by providing both funding support to cover a significant portion (up to 80%) of the total planting costs and technical assistance.

A local planting partner will work with you to develop a site plan that suits your property’s unique needs; they will do the planting and conduct follow up assessments in subsequent years.

The 50 Million Tree Program plants for landowners who want to make their property more aesthetically pleasing, for farmers who have an idle field or want a windbreak, and for golf course owners who want to add some shade. Every landowner has a different vision so the planting agents work with you to make sure that vision becomes a reality.

To book a site visit, contact Suzanne Perry, our Forestry Outreach Coordinator at 1-877- 646-1193 or [email protected] To learn more, visit

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