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Tree Planting Festival

2016 Tree Planting Festival

 

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.

A BIG thank you to our partners: Royal Botanical Gardens and Blue Dot Campaign.

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
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