News release

Green Your City with One Million Trees

Environment | April 20, 2016

The City of Mississauga is hosting its annual One Million Trees planting event as part of Earth Days 2016. The event will include a tree planting, a neighbourhood tree tour, activities and exhibitor booths.

One Million Trees Earth Days 2016

Enjoy free outdoor activities, including:

  • tree planting with Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Evergreen
  • neighbourhood tree tour with Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests (LEAF)
  • activities with Ecosource and Association for Canadian Education Resources (ACER)
  • exhibitor booths


Saturday, April 23, 2016
9 a.m. – noon

  • 9:30 a.m. – Opening remarks
  • 9:45 a.m. – Photo-op
  • 10 a.m. – Tree planting and activities
  • 11 a.m. – Neighbourhood tree tour


Heatherleigh Park
5284 Heatherleigh Ave.
Mississauga, Ontario


  • Councillor Chris Fonseca, Ward 3
  • Councillor Ron Starr, Ward 6
  • Councillor Matt Mahoney, Ward 8 & Environmental Advisory Committee Chair
  • Councillor George Carlson, Ward 11
  • Omar Alghabra, MP Mississauga Centre

To learn more about One Million Trees, visit

For more information about Earth Days 2016, visit

Media Contact
Christopher Tham
Public Relations Coordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 5934