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ReForest London is planting trees all over the city, in neighbourhoods, schoolyards, parks, and natural areas.  Check out our past projects by browsing below, or by sorting the projects by type, year, or location.

Projects - Million Tree Challenge

London sure loves getting free trees and thanks to National Forest Week and National Tree Day 2017, 3170 seedlings and trees found new homes on September 27. 

One of the most special events ReForest London hosts each year is the Celebration Forest Tree Planting Ceremony. Hundreds of people show up to this event to plant trees in memory or in celebration and to have the support from Partners for this event in particular is greatly appreciated. 

London is the winner when two community-minded MTC Partners team up for a big promotion of tree planting and London’s Million Tree Challenge. 

What could be a better business gift than one that grows and gives benefits to the community?

“I was searching for a more meaningful gift for my patients and their families,” said Dr. Carlo Pavan of Whitehills Dental Centre, “and I’m glad there was such a worthwhile opportunity in lieu of the traditional but short lived gifts of flowers etc. that I was giving to the families.” 

Million Tree Challenge Partners Wizards of Video are a powerhouse of support for ReForest London and the Million Tree Challenge.

Since ReForest London’s early days, Kate and Geoff Rhodes, who own and operate Wizards of Video, have been strong supporters of getting more trees planted in London.

A Toast to Trees, London’s celebration of leafiness, was a fun, inspiring event complete with live jazz music, tree mood lighting and local wine and beer. The program and event slide show illustrated the impressive number of actions Partners and supporters are taking to grow this green legacy for London.

National Forest Week 2016 was a week of tree giveaways, tree planting and showing trees some love!

Harris Home Hardware on Adelaide Street in London has been a strong community supporter of tree planting in London since 2011 and an official Partner in London’s Million Tree Challenge since 2014. In fact, Home Hardware Stores Limited has been a longtime supporter of tree planting across Canada.

Million Tree Challenge Partner, R. A. Walker Construction Ltd., is a diversified company that has been serving London Ontario and surrounding area for over 40 years.Nathan Walker, the President of R. A. Walker Construction, has been very involved and supportive of both ReForest London and the Million Tree Challenge for the past three years.  

A new Million Tree Challenge Partner, CityMatch, is a London business that provides a destination and settlement service for employers relocating talent to our city. The brainchild of Jodi Simpson, CityMatch is celebrating one year in business by planting a tree for each client she has helped relocate to the Forest City. 

ReForest London was pleased to attend and represent London’s Million Tree Challenge at a ground breaking ceremony that took place on January 22, 2016, for peopleCare’s first retirement residence, Oakcrossing Retirement Living. 

This year's A Toast to Trees reception was a joyous celebration of London's Million Tree Challenge and the Million Tree Challenge Partners, funders, volunteers and organizations that do so much to support a greener, healthier London.

London’s Million Tree Challenge is lucky to have the support of many great Media Partners. These Partners come in all shapes and sizes ranging from TV and newspapers to radio, a magazine, weekly and monthly publications. Thank you to all our Media Partners for your ongoing support of the Million Tree Challenge.

This year's Western Fair was another wonderful opportunity to educate Londoners about the Million Tree Challenge and feature the giving away of 2000 native tree seedlings, many sponsored by our generous MTC Partners.

Every year, businesses, groups and Partners in London’s Million Tree Challenge participate in a special tree seedling/sapling giveaway to celebrate National Tree Day – a day during National Forest Week that serves as a celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits trees provide.

With over eleven-hundred trees planted, London natives Jim Keron and his son Rob Keron are dramatically demonstrating their part in helping London reach its goal of one million new trees.

Volunteers and staff at ReForest London participated with Food Not Lawns London in their 4th Annual Mother's Day Plant Sales at London Food Co-op this past weekend.

On Saturday April 25th, 2015 a lot of people took part in cleaning the city’s parks. However, it seems that even more Londoners attended the Forest City Road Race in Victoria Park where ReForest London had a tree seedling giveaway.

Staples Canada’s annual Superpower Your School Contest, now in its fifth year, has awarded London’s very own Saunders Secondary School with the prize of $25,000 worth of new technology for their outstanding sustainability and environmental initiatives. 

Million Tree Challenge Partner, RCC Waterproofing, stepped up and generously sponsored 1,000 native tree seedlings for giveaway at the 2015 London Life Forest City Road Races this past weekend.

A new Junior Achievement business in London, Clean Green, is dedicated to helping the environment not only through their cleaning products, but by being a Million Tree Challenge Partner and donating to ReForest London.

It was an evening of fun and celebration when the second annual A Toast to Trees was held at Museum London on October 23rd. Around 150 people joined in the festivities to recognize the Million Tree Challenge successes and keep the momentum going.

What are the barriers for Industry in London to planting trees on their properties? ReForest London wanted to find out first hand so we invited a group of London industrial leaders to a Focus Group about just that subject at Labatt on September 18, 2014.

National Tree Day 2014 was another great day for getting trees into the hands of Londoners thanks to 16 MTC Partners. Over 1850 Native tree seedlings and saplings were given away at 33 public and 5 private locations.

Charterhouse Cresent neighbours, Rapid Binding & Laminating and Longo Custom Kitchens & Woodwork have decided to do a naturalization project on their land and take advantage of current subsidies offered through a TD Green Streets grant.