The 2016 Earth Day Tree Planting Fest will be at Churchill Park on Saturday April 23, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
1,000 trees to plant plus live music, Birds of Prey, exhibits, food vendors and more!
Welcome by the Mayor of Hamilton at 9:30 am.
Planting gets underway at 10:00 am.
The festival will start at 11:00 am.
See our sponsors.
Benefits of trees:
- Increase aesthetics / beauty
- Raises property values
- Help manage storm water
- Increase biological / species diversity
- Lower stress/calming effect
- Absorb carbon dioxide/clean the air
- Provides and stabilizes habitat for local wildlife.
- Reduces soil erosion, nutrient loss, and buffers water impurities
- Provides shade & cooling for lower energy costs/use
- Reduces Urban heat island effect in urbanized areas