Lower Trent Conservation
Did You Know?

On average, Conservation Authorities plant more than 2M trees annually through their various tree planting programs and stewardship initiatives. This work helps to mitigate climate change by moderating the effects of drought and flooding, reducing soil erosion, reducing GHGs, sequestering carbon, providing habitat for wildlife, creating recreational opportunities, and providing an essential economic resource.

EAB Replacement Tree Program 

The EAB Replacement Program is now CLOSED for 2023. If you are still wanting seedlings, there is stock still available for purchase through the Native Plant Sale.

This program is funded by Northumberland County and is administered by Lower Trent Conservation. Its focus is to replace forest cover lost to the Emerald Ash Borer, however, you do not need to have ash trees on your property to apply, however, you do need to live in Northumberland County.

All applications will be reviewed on a first-come first-served basis. Successful applicants will be notified by email. Pick-up of the free seedlings will be in the spring 2023 at the Lower Trent Conservation Administration Office.

For more information or to schedule your site visit with Lower Trent Conservation, please call the office to speak to an appropriate staff member.