Ontario Urban Forestry Community


Community Groups

Essex County

Essex County Nature 

Greater Toronto Area

10,000 Trees for the Rouge is a volunteer, non-profit group dedicated to restoring natural habitat within the Rouge Valley, located on the northeastern outskirts of Toronto.  Since 1989, our volunteers have helped to restore over 150 acres of fragile watershed land.

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Friends of Rouge National Urban Park

Harbord Village Resident’s Association  has many programs to help restore the local tree canopy including tree inventory and the Treeing the Village initiative.

LEAF is a not-for-profit community organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the urban forest. Leaf offers programs in the GTA that will help you plant, care and give.

Halton/Peel

Halton Peel Woodlands and Wildlife Stewardship

Mississauga Residents Associations Network  has been established to track important City-wide issues and support communication.

Oakville Green is Oakville’s largest residents’ association that has been working for over a decade to protect our environment, promote sustainable planning and make sure that new development pays for itself.

Hamilton

Davis Creek Planning Team  aims to better community, engage and create an active and responsive link between residents, service providers and others involved in the Davis Creek Community.

Huron County

Huron Stewardship Council  is a community based organization that is seeking to promote responsible resource stewardship through networking, cooperation and collaboration of efforts between various organizations and individuals in Huron County.

London

Reforest London is a non-profit organization dedicated to partnering with our community to enhance environmental and human health in the Forest City, through the benefits of trees.

Manitoulin

Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association   is grass roots, a not-for-profit organization that is focused on large-scale, community based efforts to rehabilitate aquatic ecosystems on Manitoulin Island, in central Ontario.

Niagara

Greening Niagara 

Ottawa

Champlain Oaks   is a volunteer group of neighbours, honoured to share our community with these magnificent old-growth giants, and dedicated to celebrating, preserving, and restoring the historic Oak forest in Ottawa’s West end.

Ecology Ottawa   Hard surfaces, such as driveways, parking lots, and buildings interrupt the natural water cycle by preventing rain water from soaking into the ground and creating heat sinks, warming up our cities.

Champlain Oaks   is a volunteer group of neighbours, honoured to share our community with these magnificent old-growth giants, and dedicated to celebrating, preserving, and restoring the historic Oak forest in Ottawa’s West end.

Ecology Ottawa Ecology Ottawa is a not-for-profit, grassroots and volunteer-driven organization working to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada.

Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital works with community organizations and individuals to preserve and enhance natural areas in the National Capital area, including public and private green spaces, wetlands and waterways.

Ottawa Forests and Greenspace Advisory Committee has a tree database that provides information about trees native to the Ottawa area. It is hoped this information will encourage the planting of native trees since they are adapted to local conditions

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Landowners Resource  RVCA is a one-window information shop for landowners. The LRC is where you can get accurate, impartial, user-friendly information on forestry, agriculture, wildlife, water, soil and any land management issues.

Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Greenup is an active community organization offering dozens of programs and services to those living both full time and seasonally in the Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario.

Regional Groups 

Conservation Ontario is a nonprofit association that represents the network of 36 Conservation Authorities.

LEAF is a not-for-profit community organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the urban forest. Leaf offers programs in the GTA that will help you plant, care and give.

Regenesis is a community environmental organization that focuses on university campuses. We have chapters at universities across Ontario. Regenesis is working with various university stakeholders to develop a number of green social enterprises related to the environment, food and cycling.

 

York Region Environmental Alliance