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Celebrate National Forest Week with a Community Tree Planting Event

Sep 26, 2018

On September 29, residents are invited to attend the City’s National Forest Week event at Mississauga Valley Park. The outdoor event will include tree plantings and a live raptor show presented by Wild Ontario. Residents will have the opportunity to learn valuable information on how to preserve and protect the city’s urban forest.

Mississauga’s urban forest is important to the city’s environmental, social and economic well-being. The city’s 2.1 million trees help filter pollution, increase shade, provide natural habitat for wildlife, encourage active living and reduce exposure to certain environmental risks.

Event Details:

What:
Event to Celebrate National Forest Week in Mississauga

When:
Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (rain or shine)

Where:
Mississauga Valley Park, (Picnic Shelter C)
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.
Mississauga, ON
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Who:
Members of Mississauga City Council
Residents
Forestry Staff
Wild Ontario

National Forest Week runs from September 23-29, 2018 where Canadians have a chance to learn more about trees and the value forests play within the economy, culture, traditions, history and future.

To learn more about Mississauga’s National Forest Week event or to RSVP, visit: onemilliontrees.ca.

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






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