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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.


Students created two new naturalized reading gardens as the start of a larger greening of their school yard.

Students planted a pair of trees at entry point with logs; a tulip tree and redbud shrubs were planted in the Kindergarden area; 3 additional shade trees throughout playground.

Eighteen trees trees were planted along Dundas Street in a partnership with the Old East Village Business Improvement Association. Several trees were planted with structural soil to reduce compaction and improve the chances of the trees' survival.

The Carfrae Green Gateway project is located at the corner of Carfrae Crescent and Carfrae Street. In a former empty grassed piece of city-owned land. We have created a demonstration project of small native trees. Trees have been planted across the street at Carfrae Park. Over 50 trees were planted by the City of London along Carfrae Crescent from York Street to Grand Avenue.

In our continuing program to plant 10,000 Trees in the Medway, volunteers planted more than 1,000 trees and shrubs along the Medway Creek.

In a project sponsored by Brian Finch, Ray Cullen, Dale Downe, MacMaster GM dealers, volunteers planted trees and shrubs along Veterans Memorial Parkway at Page Street. We also enhanced a wetland along the Parkway.

Students planted trees and shrubs were planted near play structures and along fenceline.

Students created a new outdoor classroom with trees and shrubs and large stones in a crescent.

In this new ReForest London program, we are planting 1,000 trees in yards, along boulevards, in schoolyards, and in parks in the Glen Cairn neighbourhood. The project continues next spring.

With help from UWO students and neighbours, Life*Spin planted 20 trees in its new neighbourhood green space.

Native trees and shrubs were planted as part of three projects in the Coves Subwatershed.

Four trees and twelve shrubs planted at school to provide shade on playground.

Created a new naturalization area at St. Stephens and planted 3 large shade trees at Wellingsboro.

Over 100 trees were planted along the Parkway near Gore Road in a partnership with ReForest London, Trojan Technologies, and the City of London.

About 480 students planted an outdoor classroom at their school.

Nearly 300 students planted an outdoor classroom at their school.

Naturalization on area of land at Z Group apartments that houses hundreds of Londoners and is a visible part of the neighbourhood.

Students from the Richard Ivey School of Business planted 1,000 trees over two dates. The first was a kick-off event for the Ivey 10,000 Trees for the Medway Valley project; the second was a service day for the incoming business students. The class of 2007 pledged $20,000 to ReForest London for this project.

Planted shade trees for at Rollingwood Circle Park and Furanna Park. Also distributed native trees to residents.

Continued the Thames Park Naturalization project in Thames Park to complement past naturalization projects. Plantings consisted of 50 potted oaks, 10 shrubs, plus 700 wildflowers.

Create notes along river at River Forks Park that look out onto vistas across to the other side of the river. This complements a project begun in Spring 2006 to naturalize the park.

Students planted four shade trees and 12 shrubs to provide shade for their play structure.

Five shade trees and 12 shrubs to continue a large naturalization project begun last fall.

Large naturalization project in this park with help of youth and adult neighbourhood groups.

Over 800 White Spruce trees given away, sponsored by Canadale Nursery and Forestcare.