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 8, 2017
Location: Terwillegar Recreation 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: Wednesday August 9, 2017
Time: 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Grange District Park
Root for Trees and Nature Alberta are collaborating for a night of whimsical entertainment in Grange District Park! Costumed interpreters will lead groups through a dramatic retelling of a forest fable. This interactive hike will bring characters to life and engage the audience. Families are also invited to participate in craft and tree planting activities, while learning about the many benefits of the urban forest.
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: Saturday 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.