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Tree Seedling Program

Tree Seedling Program

caledon.ca/seedlings

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Caledon is relaunching its Tree Seedling Program for 2018! By visiting our online store, residents can order deciduous potted tree stock and bundles of coniferous seedlings to plant on their property. Since the program's inception in 2002, an estimated 165,842 trees have been supplied to private landowners in Caledon. Join us in expanding Caledon's tree canopy by placing a 2018 seedling order.

How it works

1. Click the link below to visit our online tree seedling store

Online Store

2. Submit your order online via the tree seedling store.

*Please note, orders can only be placed online by credit card. Orders will not be accepted in-person, and cash payment will also not be accepted. To place an order via phone or for more information please call 905.584.2272 and ask for the Energy and Environment Division. For frequently asked questions, please see below.

Additional Services for Landowners (2 acres or more)

The Town has partnered with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) to extend the services provided in the Tree Seedling Program! Some of these programs include free site visits and technical support, cost subsidies, a customized planting plan and hand or machine planting services.

Do you own a property with 2 or more acres of land? Find out what additional services are available for you! Visit TRCA and CVC's webpage for more information about planting and reforestation services!

Step One: Locate your Property

Not sure in which watershed your property is located? Consult these maps:

Step Two: Contact your Conservation Authority

Have questions about the Tree Seedling Program? See Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Can I place my order over the phone?

No. All orders are processed online. Click the "visit our online store" button on caledon.ca/seedlings to start shopping! Note: Exceptions are made for those that do not have internet services or require extra assistance. Please contact the Energy and Environment division at 905-584-2272 for more information.

2. Can Caledon businesses also participate in this sale?

Yes.

3. What should I bring when I pick up my trees?

Bring photo I.D. with proof of Caledon address.

4. I do not own a computer, can I still place an order?

Yes. The Town can only accept orders placed by credit card. If you do not own a computer or have access to the internet you will have to place your order over the phone with an Energy and Environment Division staff member.

 Please note, we will not be taking physical orders or accepting cash payments for trees. To place an order via phone or for more information please call 905.584.2272 and ask for the Energy and Environment Division.

5. When do I pick up the trees?

When:  Saturday, May 5, 2018
Location: Town of Caledon Works Yard 3 (intersection of Highway 50 and Columbia Way in Bolton)
Address: 14220 Highway 50, Caledon ON (map)
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

6. What are the deadlines to place an order?
You can place orders for the Town's 2018 Tree Seedling Program until Friday, March 2, 2018. See table below for conservation authorities' deadlines.  

Conservation Authority

Program

Deadline

Credit Valley Conservation

Direct Sale Program

 Call for more information

Other Programs

Ongoing - call for more information

Toronto Region Conservation Authority

Private Land Tree Planting Program

February 28th- call to confirm

Other Programs

Ongoing - call for more information

7. I am a large property homeowner and I am interested in the additional services offered by the Conservation Authorities. How do I find out which Conservation Authority jurisdiction my home belongs in?
View the maps below and locate your street address:

8. I am a large property homeowner with 2 or more acres of land and I am interested in the additional services offered by the Conservation Authorities. Who should I contact?

Conservation Authority

Service

Contact

Credit Valley Conservation

Reforestation Planting Program

Rob Vaughn: (905) 838-4105
Email: rvaughn@creditvalleyca.ca

Naturalization Planting Program

Brian Boyd: (905) 838-1940
Email: bboyd@creditvalleyca.ca

Direct Sale

Toronto Region Conservation Authority

Forestry Programs, Private Land Tree Planting Program, Direct Sale

Elizabeth Celanowicz:
(416) 661-6600 ext. 6415
Email: ecelanowicz@trca.on.ca

9.  Who can I call if I have questions about what type of tree I should be planting, planting location, how many to plant, spacing, etc.?
Depending on whether you live in the Toronto Region Conservation Authority or Credit Valley Conservation jurisdiction (see question 7 above), please contact the appropriate staff person,  outlined in question 8. 

The above Conservation Authority staff can also answer specific and more technical questions (i.e. what species to order, where to plant, etc.) about the Town's tree seedling program.  

10. Where can I find more information about how to plant my trees?

Please see the following resources:

Contact

For more information, please write to us at environment@caledon.ca or call:

Katelyn McFadyen | 905.584.2272 x. 4169

Cristina Guido | 905.584.2272 x. 4068