Mississauga’s One Million Trees Ready to Dig In for 2015

winterseeker:

From the amazing team at the City of Mississauga and the One Million Trees project:

“I wanted to make you aware of an exciting event happening on April 25th at the Iceland Arena, following the One Million Trees celebration. The City’s first Earth Market will launch on this day and is open until 3pm inside the arena. There are information booths, vendors, live music, prizes, a food truck, kids’ activities and workshops. They are asking that people sign up for the workshops in advance at: http://earthmarket.eventbrite.com. General information about the Earth Market can be found at http://www.mississauga.ca/earthmarket.

See you on the 25th!” – I’ll be there!

Originally posted on mississaugalivinggreen:

As spring approaches, the One Million Trees team is preparing for another great year!

The City of Mississauga’s One Million Trees program has now planted more than 144,000 trees and shrubs. In 2014:

  • 47,855 trees and shrubs were planted by the City of Mississauga and our partners, Credit Valley Conservation, Evergreen, Credit River Anglers Association, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and Association for Canadian Educational Resources
  • 4,916 residents volunteered for planting events delivered by City Forestry staff
  • In 2014, Forestry staff and partners hosted 213 planting events in City parks and woodlands

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Our planting events begin in April. On Saturday, April 25th we will celebrate Earth Day with a tree planting and tree tour at Iceland Arena.

To learn more about these events, tree planting on your property, planning an event in your neighbourhood or to sign up for an upcoming planting run through the City or our partner…

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