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Have Some Halloween Fun at City's Spooktacular Community Tree Planting Event

Oct 19, 2017

On October 28, residents are invited to put on their frightening Halloween costumes and participate in the annual One Million Trees: Trick or Trees community tree planting event. This family-friendly event features a haunted tree planting, Lofty the magician and ghostly activities that are fun for all ages. The City’s Forestry team will provide gloves, shovels, tools, water and sweet Halloween treats.

What: One Million Trees: Trick or Trees tree planting event

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (rain or shine)

Where:
Buttonbush Park
7457 Russian Olive Close
Mississauga, ON
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Who:
Ward 10 Councillor Sue McFadden
Forestry staff
Conservation Halton
Lisgar Resident’s Association
Local Residents

Residents wishing to participate can visit: onemilliontrees.ca for more details and to RSVP.


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BACKGROUND:
Community tree plantings help the City enhance the tree canopy throughout Mississauga neighbourhoods. These types of initiatives enhance and preserve the city’s tree canopy while empowering local residents to care for trees. The City works with various community groups and organizations including the Lisgar Resident’s Association to co-ordinate community tree planting events like the annual One Million Trees: Trick or Trees.

One Million Trees Mississauga
One Million Trees was launched to help enhance the city’s open spaces and conserve forested areas for future generations to enjoy. Trees are planted by City staff, partners and volunteers on public and private property. The One Million Trees goal is to add one million trees to Mississauga by 2032.

The City is committed to growing and regularly maintaining all City-owned trees on streets, in parks and woodlots.

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Media Contact:                                                        
Karen Flores
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga                                                  
905-615-3200, ext. 5053                                            
Karen.Flores@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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