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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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Upcoming Events

It's that time of year again! Get ready to dig in at a community tree planting near you. We work with community partners to host events across the Lake Simcoe watershed, including in Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, Uxbridge, Newmarket and Barrie.

Planting events run rain or shine! Please remember to dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes. We'll brings the trees and the shovels.

Living Green Barrie - Pine Tree Real Estate Community Tree Planting

  • May 6, 2023​​​​
  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Pringle Park (30 Pringle Dr. Barrie)

Visit Living Green Barrie for more information.

Aurora Arboretum Tree Planting

  • May 6, 2023
  • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Aurora Arboretum

Visit the Aurora Arboretum​ for more information and to pre-register.

Living Green Barrie Community Tree Planting 

  • May 13, 2023​
  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, King Township

Volunteers are needed to help plant trees, mulch plants and clean up garbage in Newmarket, East Gwillimbury and King. High school students can earn community service hours. Pre-registration is required and you can select one of the three planting locations where you would like to volunteer when you register online. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!

Note, this event is rain or shine! Please dress according to the weather and ensure that you bring closed toed boots/shoes, warm clothing and you may wish to bring gloves. We also encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle to eliminate waste.​

Visit Living Green Barrie for more information and to pre-register.​​