2014 Root for Trees Achievements and 2015 Plans

The "Root for Trees" initiative was launched in 2013 and has increased tree planting on City property through partnerships with corporations, individual residents, and community groups. 

2014 Achievements include:

  • The engagement of 85 community groups and corporations during 126 tree planting events.
  • In the 2014 season, 43,519 trees and shrubs and 4,766 wildflowers were planted by 3,851 volunteers.
  • Over $131,000 was brought in through corporate sponsorship, donations, in-kind contributions and grants to support tree planting events.

For more information on the Root for Trees program please visit www.rootfortrees.ca