Press Releases

Press Releases

March 5th, 2024

Read the latest press release from Trees for Guelph and learn about all of the exciting news for 2024 along with info about our Take Root Program and a special thank you! (Read More)

September 12th, 2023

TREES FOR GUELPH is pleased to announce the dates of our 2023 Planting Program along with exciting news about our Take Root Program and a special thank you! (Read More)

Thursday April 6, 2023

2022 was our best planting season ever.

We engaged with 25 Guelph schools. Over 7,500 volunteers participated. Conducted planting programmes at more 30 different sites in Guelph. More than 7000 woody plants went into the ground.

As the 2022 planting program ended and all the numbers were tallied up, James Taylor made the decision to transition into the role of past president. Lisa Mactaggart is honoured to represent Trees for Guelph as the president. Many thanks to James for his leadership and time building Trees for Guelph into the vibrant not-for-profit organization it is….(read more)

April 22, 2022
We are pleased to announce our Earth Day kick-off to our annual planting season. Join us starting at 9:00 am at the Kortright Hills Natural Are site (locational map attached). We will continue to plant until 5 pm or when our trees run out. At 11 am we will be joined by the Mayor, our MP, our MPP, sponsors and other guests for a special event…(read more).

October 14, 2020
TREES FOR GUELPH is pleased to announce the date of our final fall Community Planting of our 2020 Planting Program…(read more).

September 16, 2020
TREES FOR GUELPH is pleased to announce the dates of our 2020 Planting Program.

We invite the community to join us for our 30th planting season and first ever fall planting. This year, to keep everyone safe, we ask that you bring your shovel and gardening gloves…(read more).

April 7, 2020
As we head into our 30th anniversary year, we are pleased to report on another productive and highly successful 2019 for TREES FOR GUELPH. We once again engaged with over 7,000 volunteers in our planting events…(read more).

April 26, 2019
Our 2019 program is supported by our major partners including the City of Guelph, Copernicus Educational Products, The Modern Bride, Home Depot, Rona, Grand River Conservation Authority, the Upper Grand District and the Wellington Catholic District School Board. This year we expect to plant over 6,000 trees and shrubs with the help of school children and other volunteers from local communities, business and industries…(read more).

April 17, 2018
Trees for Guelph is pleased to announce the start of our 2018 Planting Program. Winter caused a delay but now we are assured that Spring will be here next Monday!

Our new project launch location and date will be Willow Road Public School, 125 Willow Road (access from Applewood off Willow) on Monday, April 23th at 11am. We will be joined by our school children planters, neighbourhood volunteers, City officials, and our supporting partners… (read more).