Provincial and Community Action

Provincial Action

The OUFC frequently takes action to support strong urban forest policy and programming from the provincial government. Read our latest letter to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry regarding the recent Bill 229, Schedule 6

Letter to OPFA – RPF Act proposed changes Ontario Urban Forest Council January 28 2021
The Ontario Urban Forest Council_BILL229_Schedule6
Red Oak Deferral Letter Request for submission for MM26.9 to City Council for Nov. 23 From Ontario Urban Forest Council
OUFC Letter of Objection_Heritage Tree Aug 26
OUFC statement on 50 Million Tree Program cancellation – Final (1)

Interactive Map

Find a tree group in your community!

Ontario has a growing number of grass roots organizations working hard within their own communities to plant, steward and protect their urban trees. We hope that this map allows you to connect to your local group. Indicated are those that we know of but if you know of other tree groups, please let us know so we may include them.

On this page, you will also find links to organizations working within Ontario, Canada the US and beyond. We at the Ontario Urban Forest Council are inspired to see the dedicated energy being brought to support our urban forests.

Ontarians love nature. Thankfully, more citizens are becoming aware of the importance of maintaining our forests, not only in natural parks but especially in our urban environments. Communities & individuals are not powerless when it comes to tree protection and activism.

Our community map is currently down, please contact us at info [@] if you are looking for a community group in a specific region.

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Further Reading

Identifying Hazardous Trees

Invasive Species of Trees

Beware Of Toxic Mulch

Protecting Heritage Trees – Toronto Field Naturalists

Community Involvement key to Urban Forest Plan

Community Solutions in a Changing Climate Symposium