What is National Tree Day?
National Tree Day will serve as a celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits that trees provide us – clean air, wildlife habitat, reducing energy demand and connecting with nature.
On March 2, 2011, a private members motion to declare the Wednesday of National Forest Week, National Tree Day, received consent from the House of Commons. The motion was presented by Royal Galipeau, M.P.
When is National Tree Day in 2017?
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 is National Tree Day.
We will be celebrating National Tree Day in a big way. Check back soon for more details.
National Tree Day 2016
The City of Hamilton Forestry Section Celebrated National Tree Day in 2016 on September 21st. We with TD Canada Trust to tie value tags to trees. These tags were used to help city residents to understand and appreciate the value of this natural resource.
As part of the celebration, trees had value tags, which indicated the value that the tree provides to our community.
Trees received value tags at the following locations:
- Along Burlington Street (Between Gage Avenue North & Ottawa Street North)
- Upper Westworth (Between Lime Ridge Shopping Center and T.B. McQuesten Community Park)
- Several Trees in Gage Park
We also planted a tree to commemorate National Tree Day at TB McQueston Park.
For more information read The Value of Trees.