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Help us grow roots for more liveable cities

Tree Canada is the only national non-profit organization dedicated to planting and nurturing trees in rural and urban environments, in every province across the country.

Join us for the Canadian Urban Forest Conference in Charlottetown, PEI, October 3-5, 2022

The conference will be a forum where city and park planners, architects, arborists, researchers and health scientists may learn and share with a vision of building a better future for Canada’s urban forests. The CUFC 2022 theme is Urban Forests in a Changing Climate: Building Resilience.

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Offset Mode: Offset your digital emissions in real-time

Help fight climate change with Offset Mode
— a Chrome extension that uses real-time data to calculate the carbon impact of your Internet usage, and then suggests the exact donation needed to offset that impact.

For more information, visit OffsetMode.com

2021 CN EcoConnexions — From the Ground Up

The CN EcoConnexions — From the Ground Up program, sponsored by CN in partnership with Tree Canada, provides funding to support sustainable community tree planting and greening initiatives for Canadian municipalities and Indigenous communities across the country.

In 2021, this program awarded 26 grants of $25,000 for tree planting in communities across Canada.

Find out this year’s recipient communities ->

#Operation ReLeaf – ReCover BC

#OperationReLeaf – ReCover BC provides funding to plant trees on publicly accessible lands impacted by the wildfires in British Columbia in 2017.

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Support the Winnipeg Million Tree Challenge

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman is planting a seed for a citywide challenge he hopes will root one million new trees.

The mayor’s goal is to connect corporations, community organizations and city residents in order to plant that many new saplings — in addition to the city’s replacement tree-planting program — before Winnipeg reaches the one million population milestone around 2040.

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About us

We are the leading national tree planting charity in Canada.  We’re dedicated to improving the lives of Canadians by planting and nurturing trees while teaching about their value.

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Tree Canada by the numbers:

84 + million

trees planted

700+

communities greened

10

communities restored following disasters

13

Urban Forest Conferences hosted

Greening Communities

82% of Canadians live in urban communities and urban green spaces are an important part of what makes our cities liveable. Because Tree Canada believes firmly that the social, psychological, and economic benefits of Canada’s urban forests are worth preserving, we’ve dedicated ourselves to championing, stewarding and expanding our urban forests for more than a quarter century.

Reforestation and Carbon Offsetting

Restoring our forests helps wildlife habitat and also helps fight climate change. Our reforestation and carbon offsetting efforts help make cleaner soil, cleaner waterways and shorelines and also help sequester millions of tons of carbon pollution.

Disaster “ReLeaf”

For more than 20 years, Tree Canada’s #OperationReLeaf initiatives have been helping communities recover from natural disasters and pests. From floods and forest fires, to beetles and tornadoes, when Canada’s landscapes and cities face threats from the elements, Tree Canada is there to support the recovery process.

Engagement & Research

Tree Canada hosts the biggest network of urban forestry experts, academics and practitioners in the country. Together, we are working to ensure our communities are green, vibrant and liveable. Growing from the recommendations of the Canadian Urban Forest Strategy, our network and conferences bring together leading advocates for urban forests all across Canada.

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