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    Tree Planting Festival

    The 2017 Earth Day Tree Planting Fest will be at Churchill Park on Saturday April 22, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

    1,000 trees to plant plus live music, exhibits, food vendors and more!

    Welcome by the Mayor of Hamilton at 10:30 am.
    Planting gets underway at 11:00 am.
    The festival will start at 11:00 am.

    Here are the vendors, organizations currently who will be at our event:
    = Golden Horseshoe Electric Vehicle Association (GHEVA)
    = Humble Bee
    = Sir John A. MacDonald Society
    = Adventure Smart
    = Recycle Your Electronics via Ontario Electronic Stewardship

    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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