Toronto, March 20, 2017 – As part of the 2017 Green Living Show, Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation will be part of a unique feature exhibit called ‘Make Our Trees Count’, which it is presenting in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Forests Ontario.
Moving through the exhibit, visitors will:
- Discover the importance of tree planting and tree stewardship, as well as the vital role trees play in our health, economy, and environment.
- Learn about Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge to plant 3 million trees across our province, and Toronto’s Every Trees Counts campaign, our local action to grow the city’s tree cover to 40%.
- Explore the life-size map of Toronto’s tree canopy and pledge to do your part to reach 40% canopy cover in Toronto. Plus, if you live in Toronto, sign up to receive a free native tree at a Tree For Me event this spring.
- Experience hands-on demos of Toronto Parks & Trees Foundation’s Tree For Me grant program. Learn how to choose the best tree for your space and get tips for proper tree planting and seasonal tree care from local experts.
- Walk through 1,400 square feet of Ontario Wood exhibits to meet the artisans who create beautiful, local wood products.
The Green Living Show and ‘Make Our Trees Count’ feature exhibit will run at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from April 7 (12pm-9pm), April 8 (10am-8pm),and April 9 (10am-6pm).
More information at www.greenlivingshow.ca/making-our-trees-count