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Recent Releases from Ontario Forestry Association

Most Ontarians say real trees are the “green” Christmas choice

Published Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:49:50 EST Read More

Ontario-grown trees preferred by 7 in 10 poll respondents (December 10, 2013) Ontarians selected real Christmas trees over artificial as the more environmentally-friendly option this holiday season. According to a recent poll*, commissioned by the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA), 41% of respondents consider a real tree to be the most eco-friendly, 25% chose artificial trees and 16% ranked both as equal. This is a substantial shift in public opinion compared to a s...... Click here to read this release



Get real to celebrate National Christmas Tree Day on December 8th

Published Fri, 7 Dec 2012 13:19:23 EST Read More

Three Ontario groups offer tips for those looking to make the better environmental choice this holiday season December 7, 2012 - Ontario Forestry Association, Trees Ontario and Christmas Tree Farmers of Ontario are all doing their part to spread the word about the environmental benefits of having a real Christmas tree. Recent polling shows that Ontarians are almost evenly split when asked if real or artificial trees are the more environmentally friendly choic...... Click here to read this release



Holiday debate: Ontarians split on environmental merits of real vs. fake Christmas trees

Published Thu, 29 Nov 2012 15:50:26 EST Read More

In addition to the usual dispute as to one’s yearly naughty-or-nice status, this holiday season there is another cause for debate. Public opinion is divided between the Christmas tree choices: real or fake. A recent poll shows Ontarians are almost evenly split on whether they consider an artificial or real tree to be the most environmentally friendly. The November 2012 poll from Oraclepoll Research Limited shows that 46% of Ontarians believe the “green” choice to be artificial, while 4...... Click here to read this release



Real versus fake Christmas trees

Published Tue, 6 Dec 2011 09:17:18 EST Read More

Real Christmas trees are the environmentally friendly choice Media Release (Toronto, ON, December 6, 2011) Today marks the annual Christmas Tree Presentation to the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Each year, the Ontario Forestry Association (OFA) donates a Christmas tree and hosts a corresponding lighting ceremony. The trees are generously provided by Somerville Nurseries Inc. of Everette, Ontario. Students in the OFA’s education p...... Click here to read this release



Twenty-three provincial high schools participate in 2008 Ontario Envirothon Championships on May 7

Published Fri, 2 May 2008 14:29:09 EST Read More

Backgrounder: 2008 Ontario Envirothon Championships The following teams have won at the regional level and will advance to the Ontario Envirothon Championships to be held May 7 to 10 at Tim Horton Onondaga Farms in St. George. The top team from the Ontario Championships will be announced on May 10 and will go on to represent our province at the Canon Envirothon where they will compete for educational scholarships. Tim Hortons is the lead corporate sponsor of this years Env...... Click here to read this release



Hamilton-Niagara Region High Schools Advance to Ontario Envirothon Championships

Published Thu, 24 Apr 2008 16:32:50 EST Read More

Hamilton-Niagara Region High Schools Advance to Ontario Envirothon Championships Environmental Education: 2008 Ontario Envirothon Regional Results for Niagara Region and Hamilton-Wentworth Region On Wednesday April 23, high school students in the Niagara region and in the Hamilton-Wentworth region tested their environmental smarts for the opportunity to compete at the Ontario Envirothon Championships. Lakeshore Catholic High School from Port Colborne won the Niagara Regional...... Click here to read this release



Local high schools advance to Ontario Envirothon Championships

Published Fri, 18 Apr 2008 15:51:58 EST Read More

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS ADVANCE TO ONTARIO ENVIROTHON CHAMPIONSHIPS Environmental Education: 2008 Ontario Envirothon Regional Results for Parry Sound, Muskoka and Haliburton Region and Grey/Bruce Region. On Thursday April 17, high school students in the Parry Sound, Muskoka and Haliburton region and in the Grey/Bruce region tested their environmental smarts for the opportunity to compete at the Ontario Envirothon Championships. Parry Sound High School won the Parry Sound, Muskoka...... Click here to read this release



Celebrate the 2008 Forest Capital of Canada with a nature walk!

Published Tue, 15 Apr 2008 12:22:38 EST Read More

Celebrate the 2008 Forest Capital of Canada with a nature walk! Ontario Forestry Association to host Norfolk County Biodiversity Walk The Ontario Forestry Association invites you to celebrate Norfolk County as the 2008 Forest Capital of Canada by joining them on a nature walk on Saturday May 3, 2008 from 9:30 am until 4:30 pm. This will be a fun and informal full day tour led by knowledgeable conservation and stewardship professionals as they explore the amazing diversity of ...... Click here to read this release



TIM HORTONS SUPPORTS ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AMONG ONTARIO YOUTH THROUGH THE ENVIROTHON PROGRAM

Published Mon, 14 Apr 2008 11:24:31 EST Read More

Ontario Envirothon, the team sport for environmental smarts, reaches over 5,000 students each year TORONTO, ON, April 14, 2008 - The Ontario Forestry Association proudly announces that Tim Hortons is the lead corporate sponsor of the 2008 Ontario Envirothon Competition. Each year the Ontario Envirothon program reaches over 5,000 students where the top 120 students from across Ontario earn the chance to compete for the title of Ontario Envirothon Champions. This year's event will be hel...... Click here to read this release