National Tree Day

National Tree Day takes place on the Wednesday of National Forest Week in September. This year National Tree Day is on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

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National Tree Day is an opportunity to celebrate the many benefits that trees provide – clean air, cooler cities, wildlife habitat and connection with nature.

Save the Date

This year, National Tree Day is on Wednesday, September 21, 2022!

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Plant With Us

Tree Canada will hold free planting events in every province on September 21st. Join us to plant trees in your community and help improve the local environment.

Learn how to plant and care for urban trees so they provide benefits for years to come. We’ll provide the gloves!

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Register your event on our National Tree Day Map

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History of National Tree Day

On March 2, 2011 a private members motion to declare the Wednesday of National Forest Week, National Tree Day, received consent from the House of Commons. The motion was presented by Royal Galipeau, M.P., at the urging of Tree Canada.