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Apr 16, 2013

Help us plant one million trees in Mississauga over the next 20 years at the official launch of One Million Trees Mississauga as part of Earth Days 2013.

"The City is committed to preserving, protecting and enhancing our urban forest and together with our residents, businesses and partner organizations we’ll plant one million additional trees across the City over the next 20 years," said Ward 11 Councillor George Carlson and Chair of the Environmental Advisory Committee. "Trees are a valuable asset to our neighbourhoods, parks and streets and we all play an important role in keeping Mississauga growing."

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What:  Join us for a morning of tree planting, nature walks, tree climbing demonstrations, gardening and bird house building with the City's Forestry staff and partners Credit River Anglers Association, Credit Valley Conservation, EcoSource, Evergreen and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.

 

Who:    Mayor Hazel McCallion

            Councillor George Carlson, Ward 11

            Commissioner Paul Mitcham, Community Services

 

When: Saturday, April 20, 2013

 

Time:   9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (rain or shine)

            Official ceremony and tree planting at 9:30 a.m.

 

Location: Meadowvale Conservation Area (1081 Old Derry Road W)

 

To learn more about One Million Trees Mississauga visit onemilliontrees.ca.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

 

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Media Contact:

Erin Beaudoin

City of Mississauga

905-615-3200 ext. 4297

TTY:  905-896-5151

erin.beaudoin@mississauga.ca






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