News release

Celebrate National Forest Week

Environment | September 23, 2015

Join us for a family-friendly event that celebrates our Urban Forest

Plant trees and learn about our urban forest at the National Forest Week event with the City of Mississauga and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC).

The event will be held at Jack Darling Park and Rattray Marsh Conservation Area – neighbouring properties that are walking distance from one another. Exciting activities for all ages include a tree planting in Rattray Marsh Conservation Area and a guided walk hosted by LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests) that highlights the natural features in Rattray Marsh.

September 26, 2015

A tree planting in Rattray Marsh Conservation Area (part of the One Million Trees program), a guided tree tour with LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests) and other exciting activities.

9 a.m. to noon (rain or shine)

Official ceremony and tree planting – 9:45 a.m.
LEAF Tree Tour – 11 a.m.

Jack Darling Park
1180 Lakeshore Rd. W.
Mississauga, ON

Mayor Bonnie Crombie
Councillor Karen Ras, Ward 2 Councillor
Councillor Ron Starr, Ward 6 Councillor
Councillor Nando Iannicca, Ward 7 Councillor
Councillor Matt Mahoney, Ward 8 Councillor

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