Date: Saturday June 3, 2017
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Root for Trees intends to increase tree planting within the city through continued partnerships with businesses, individual residents, and community groups. The annual target of this initiative is to plant an additional 16,000 trees. Celebrate trees at our special events and participate in our tree planting initiatives.
Date: Saturday July 29, 2017
Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: Terwillegar Rec Centre
Imagine living in a world without flowers, fruit, coffee, and chocolate! Thanks to the wonderful work of pollinators, you don't have to! Join Root for Trees to plant and learn about native wildflowers at the Pollinator Planting event. Learn more about these beneficial garden friends, browse through the exhibitor tent, and enjoy a variety of pollinator activities and crafts!
Date: Saturday August 26, 2017
Location: MacKinnon Ravine
Edmonton's Food Forest is continuing to grow! Join us in planting an edible forest in Edmonton's river valley. A food forest is a self-sufficient perennial planting of native, food-producing trees and shrubs. Learn about Edmonton's urban forest, plant a tree, and enjoy the fruits of your labour!
Date: Wednesday September 27, 2017
Location: Rundle Park
National Tree Day is a celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits that trees provide us - clean air, wildlife habitat, reducing energy demand, and connecting with nature.
Root for Trees has been nominated for an Emerald Award from the Alberta Emerald Foundation. Emerald Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding environmental achievements across all sectors in Alberta.
Congratulations to all of our hardworking staff and volunteers!