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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

When:

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

Where:

Heatherleigh Park
5284 Heatherleigh Ave.
Mississauga, Ontario

Who:

  • 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 onemilliontrees.ca

For more information about Earth Days 2016, visit mississauga.ca/earthdays

Media Contact
Christopher Tham
Public Relations Coordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 5934
christopher.tham@mississauga.ca