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Trees for All: The Best Time to Plant a Tree is Today

Tree sapling. Passport to Nature logo.

Date and time: September 23, 2023, 10:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m.

Location: KLT’s Dance Nature Sanctuary, Lakefield, Selwyn.

Capacity: 200

Audience: General

Rain or Shine Event: Yes.

Facilitator: KLT Staff and Volunteers.

Trees clean our air, provide shade, prevent erosion, and provide vital food and shelter for wildlife. Join Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) for a community tree planting and mapping event. Help us green our community one tree at a time!

We will have 175 tree seedlings available (one per registrant) for you to pick up and plant in your own backyard or community. KLT will also have 25 trees available to plant at our Dance Nature Sanctuary in Selwyn if you don’t have a place of your own to plant a tree.

When you register, we will ask you to let us know the location of where you intend to plant your tree as we plan to create a community map to show all of the trees and the collective impact of individual actions!

Each registration offers you one tree, if your family or friends would like multiple trees, register each person separately.

Tree pick-up locations (complete details will be provided to registrants:
-Dance Nature Sanctuary near Lakefield
-Fleming College Frost Campus, Lindsay
-Kawartha Land Trust office at The Mount Community Centre, Peterborough

Four species of native trees were selected for their resilience and ability to grow within a variety of habitats. Available tree species (limited supplies of each):

-Hackberry (learn more about this tree)
-American Mountain Ash (learn more about this tree)
-Eastern Red Cedar (learn more about this tree)
-Eastern White Pine (learn more about this tree)

  • Time : 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (America/Toronto)
  • Venue : KLT's Dance Nature Sanctuary
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