Lower Trent Conservation
Did You Know?

Collectively, Conservation Authorities own and protect a total of 150,000 hectares, including forests, wetlands, areas of natural and scientific interest, recreational lands, natural heritage and cultural sites, as well as, land for flood and erosion control.

Tree Planting

Landowners interested in planting trees on their properties have many options for sourcing trees and financing their stewardship projects.

What do you want to do?

Plant a few trees or shrubs: 

Plant lots of trees on 1 ha or more: 

  • Schedule a site visit with LTC staff  
  • Eligible projects receive significant cost-share funding from Forests Ontario 50 Million Tree program
  • Entire project, including professional tree plating and tending, is coordinated for you by LTC staff
  • Sign agreement 

Plant trees and shrubs to buffer a shoreline, or fill in forest gaps and connect fragmented woodlots: 

  • Schedule a site visit with LTC staff 
  • Take advantage of available grants  
  • Plant trees and shrubs yourself, or hire a professional
  • Sign agreement 

For more information or to schedule your site visit with Lower Trent Conservation, contact Ewa Bednarczuk, Ecology & Stewardship Specialist at 613-394-3915 extension 250