2017 National Forest Week Calendar

Register Your National Forest Week Event for 2017!

We invite you to celebrate National Forest week in your neck of the woods. Let us know what you’re doing by submitting your event. We will post it on the National Forest Week Calendar.

 

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Forestry Display-Squamish, BC 10:00 am
Forestry Display-Squamish, BC @ Brackendale Fall Fair
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Make sure to come check out the Brackendale Fall Fair in Squamish, BC on September 10 where the Forest Centre Society will have forestry displays to discuss the importance of BC forests and wood products.
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Celebrate Trees! Display & Tour-Coquitlam, BC 11:00 am
Celebrate Trees! Display & Tour-Coquitlam, BC @ Riverview Hospital Grounds
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come out to the Riverview Hospital Grounds in Coquitlam, BC on September 11 where the City of Coquitlam will be hosting tours, displays and engage in conversation regarding the celebration of trees and forests.
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Celebrate National Forest Week! – Duncan, BC 10:00 am
Celebrate National Forest Week! – Duncan, BC @ BC Forest Discovery Centre
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm
Celebrate National Forest Week with 2 days of fun at the BC Forest Discovery Centre!  Admission is $5.00 for all on Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September 18. Click here for more information.
Fall Forest Festival – Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON 10:00 am
Fall Forest Festival – Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON @ York Regional Forest, Hollidge Tract
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fall Forest Festival – Celebrate Art In The Forest! Saturday, September 17, 2016 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. York Regional Forest, Hollidge Tract 16389 Hwy. 48, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Admire and shop for exquisite[...]
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Take A Hike! – City of Prince Albert, SK 10:00 am
Take A Hike! – City of Prince Albert, SK @ Kristi Lake Trail
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Take a one hour free guided tour of the forest ecosystems along the Kristi Lake trail. All ages are welcome! Meet us at the trailhead, sturdy footwear and a water bottle are recommended. This 1.8km[...]
Stanley Park Habitats: Then, Now & The Future-Vancouver, BC 1:30 pm
Stanley Park Habitats: Then, Now & The Future-Vancouver, BC @ Stanley Park
Sep 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
If in the Vancouver, BC area on September 18, 2016 make sure to head on down to Stanley Park to join Stanley Park Ecology Society staff members on a forest walk where they will highlight[...]
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CIF Walk in the Woods – Prince George, BC 9:00 am
CIF Walk in the Woods – Prince George, BC @ Willow River Interpretive Trail
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm
The local Cariboo section of the Canadian Institute of Forestry in Prince George has organized “Walk in the Woods” tours for elementary school students during National Forest Week. These tours take place along the Willow[...]
Old Forest Hemlock Walk w Naturalist Dr.Jim Goltz-Fredericton, NB 6:00 pm
Old Forest Hemlock Walk w Naturalist Dr.Jim Goltz-Fredericton, NB @ Odell Park
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday, Sept. 19, 6 pm: Old Forest Hemlock Walk with Naturalist Dr. Jim Goltz New Brunswick’s Acadian forest is a remarkably richer place when you can identify the different trees, plants and wildlife in it. Jim[...]
Celebrating Canadian Lumberjacks- City of Prince Albert, SK 7:00 pm
Celebrating Canadian Lumberjacks- City of Prince Albert, SK @ John M Cueleneare Public Library Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Enjoy a series of short films from the National Film Board exploring the lighter side of forestry John M Cueleneare Public Library Auditorium (125 – 12 St E, Prince Albert). For more information click here.
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Celebrate Interior BC Forestry!-Revelstoke, BC 11:00 am
Celebrate Interior BC Forestry!-Revelstoke, BC @ The BC Interior Forestry Museum
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm
If you happen to be traveling through Revelstoke, BC during National Forest Week, make sure to make a stop at the BC Interior Forestry Museum! Since 1999, the BC Forestry Museum has been the forest[...]
Grade 1’s & 6’s:Celebrate Forests in the Cariboo-Chilcotin! – Williams Lake, BC 9:00 am
Grade 1’s & 6’s:Celebrate Forests in the Cariboo-Chilcotin! – Williams Lake, BC @ The Cariboo Fire Centre
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Join us at the Cariboo Fire Centre for an outdoor, education-focused event celebrating forests and forestry in the Cariboo-Chilcotin. Children from Grades 1 to 6 are invited to learn about forestry practices, forest health issues,[...]
OMISTA Local Chews & Brews-Fredericton, NB 6:00 pm
OMISTA Local Chews & Brews-Fredericton, NB @ The Crowne Plaza
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6 pm: OMISTA Local Chews & Brews at the Crowne Plaza New Brunswick’s forests are full of food and medicines — fiddleheads, fish, berries, mushrooms and maple and birch syrups. The Crowne Plaza’s[...]
Saskatchewan’s Poisonous Plants – City of Prince Albert, SK 7:00 pm
Saskatchewan’s Poisonous Plants – City of Prince Albert, SK @ John M Cueleneare Public Library Auditorium
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A presentation by Forest Ecologist Michael McLaughlan about natural plant defence mechanisms John M Cueleneare Public Library Auditorium (125 – 12 St E, Prince Albert). For more information click here. 
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Plant a Tree, Make a Difference – NL
Plant a Tree, Make a Difference – NL @ Multiple Locations
Sep 21 all-day
Celebrate Forests:  Plant a Tree, Make a Difference September 21, 2016 In honour of National Tree Day, tree seedlings will be given to local students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, living in communities adjacent to[...]
Plant a Tree for National Tree Day!-Various locations, MB
Plant a Tree for National Tree Day!-Various locations, MB
Sep 21 all-day
In honour of National Tree Day, Manitoba Sustainable Development will be handing out individual white spruce seedlings at no cost to the public! Locations: Brandon:  1129 Queens Avenue Flin Flon:  143 Main Street Gimli:  75[...]
Grade 1’s & 6’s:Celebrate Forests in the Cariboo-Chilcotin! – Williams Lake, BC 9:00 am
Grade 1’s & 6’s:Celebrate Forests in the Cariboo-Chilcotin! – Williams Lake, BC @ The Cariboo Fire Centre
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Join us at the Cariboo Fire Centre for an outdoor, education-focused event celebrating forests and forestry in the Cariboo-Chilcotin. Children from Grades 1 to 6 are invited to learn about forestry practices, forest health issues,[...]
Kiss Your Ash Goodbye?-Thunder Bay, ON 4:00 pm
Kiss Your Ash Goodbye?-Thunder Bay, ON @ Waverly Park
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Northwestern Ontario Section of the Canadian Institute of Forestry presents: Kiss Your Ask Goodbye? The Emerald Ash Borer Tour. This event is set to take place during National Forest Week on Wednesday, September 21[...]
Forest Therapy Walk-Toronto, ON 6:00 pm
Forest Therapy Walk-Toronto, ON @ High Park
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indigenous people around the world have recognized the healing benefits of connecting with nature for thousands of years. Since the 1980’s Japanese and South Korean scientific researchers have been documenting these health benefits. These Forest[...]
TREEvia Night at The Grad House-Fredericton, NB 7:30 pm
TREEvia Night at The Grad House-Fredericton, NB @ The Grad House
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7:30 pm: TREEvia Night at The Grad House What New Brunswick native tree is on Canada’s endangered species list? What songbird sings, “free beer?” Back by popular band, TREEvia will test your knowledge[...]
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Forestry Connects Forestry Education Program For High School Students- Renfrew County, ON 8:00 am
Forestry Connects Forestry Education Program For High School Students- Renfrew County, ON
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
Forests Ontario Forestry Connects program gives Ontario high school students a first hand look at what it’s like to work in forestry. Since 2010, Forests Ontario has taken over 170 students and teachers into Ontario’s[...]
Demo International Show Tours For Students-Maple Ridge, BC 9:00 am
Demo International Show Tours For Students-Maple Ridge, BC @ Malcolm Knapp Research Forest
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
SOLD OUT Organized tours for registered Grade 5-6 and 10-12 classes to provide information on forests, forest management and career opportunities.
Wild Path Yoga + Nature-Pembroke Region, ON 6:00 pm
Wild Path Yoga + Nature-Pembroke Region, ON @ Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Celebrate National Forest Week by joining us at Shaw Woods for a guided educational hike through a beautiful old growth forest!  Learn all about indigenous trees, plants, and how forest ecosystems work from a forester. After[...]
Forest Gala with Gypsophilia-Fredericton, NB 7:30 pm
Forest Gala with Gypsophilia-Fredericton, NB @ The Playhouse
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Thursday, Sept. 22, 7:30 pm: Forest Gala with Gypsophilia at The Playhouse. Four-time ECMA award-winning jazz band Gypsophilia will perform at The Playhouse in a fundraiser for the Conservation Council. Tickets: $40+HST. Buy your tickets online here or at The Playhouse. This 7-piece instrumental[...]
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Nanaimo River Watershed and Forestry Operations Tour – Nanaimo, BC 9:00 am
Nanaimo River Watershed and Forestry Operations Tour – Nanaimo, BC @ Bowen Park
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
The Nanaimo River Watershed Round Table and the Nanaimo & Area Land Trust (NALT) are hosting the second annual World Rivers Day events for the public. As part of the celebration, TimberWest and Island Timberlands are[...]
Forestry Employer Forum- Campbell River, BC 10:00 am
Forestry Employer Forum- Campbell River, BC @ WorkBC Employment Service Centre
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
In recognition of National Forest Week (Sept 18-24), North Island Employment (NIEFS) invites you to attend the Forestry Employer Forum on Friday, September 23rd from 10am-12pm.  As one of the largest employers on the north Island[...]
Celebrate National Forest Week with FNESS of BC’s FFM Department-Kamloops, BC 11:00 am
Celebrate National Forest Week with FNESS of BC’s FFM Department-Kamloops, BC @ Forest Fuel Management Department Office
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The First Nations’ Emergency Services Society (FNESS) of BC is pleased to invite all First Nations, communities and agencies within the Kamloops Fire area to our Open House on Friday September 23, 2016 in appreciation[...]
Plant a Tree for National Forest Week!! – Morden, MB 2:00 pm
Plant a Tree for National Forest Week!! – Morden, MB @ Access Event Centre
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In honour of National Forest Week, Manitoba Sustainable Development and the City of Morden will be handing out individual white spruce seedlings at no cost to the public. Hope to see you there!
Film Screening of APTN’s ‘A Beautiful Forest’-Fredericton, NB 6:00 pm
Film Screening of APTN’s ‘A Beautiful Forest’-Fredericton, NB @ Conserver House
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday, Sept. 23, 6 pm: Film screening of APTN’s A Beautiful Forest @ The Conserver House The 2014 film, A Beautiful Forest, features the beauty of the forest and the wisdom of many long-time indigenous forest defenders.
Forest Therapy Walk-Toronto, ON 6:00 pm
Forest Therapy Walk-Toronto, ON @ High Park
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indigenous people around the world have recognized the healing benefits of connecting with nature for thousands of years. Since the 1980’s Japanese and South Korean scientific researchers have been documenting these health benefits. These Forest[...]
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Chainsaw Safety, Maintenance and Sharpening – Kemptville, ON
Chainsaw Safety, Maintenance and Sharpening – Kemptville, ON
Sep 24 all-day
Open to the general public, this 2 hour course gives the chainsaw user an appreciation of the safety features and an awareness of the risks and dangers associated with a chainsaw. It also covers maintenance[...]
Renfrew County Woodlot Day-Chalk River, ON
Renfrew County Woodlot Day-Chalk River, ON @ Petawawa Research Forest
Sep 24 all-day
Come out and join us  at the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF) in Chalk River, Ontario as we learn how research and forest management activities going on at the PRF can be applied by woodlot owners![...]
Beginner’s Maple Syrup Course – Moose Creek, ON 9:00 am
Beginner’s Maple Syrup Course – Moose Creek, ON @ Sand Road Maple Farm
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This one day maple course will provide all the information you need to get started making your own maple syrup in your backyard or woodlot. Learn how to identify maple trees even without their leaves,[...]
TD Trees Days – Mississauga, ON 9:00 am
TD Trees Days – Mississauga, ON @ Huron Park
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Celebrate National Forest Week and #TDTreeDays! Join the City of Mississauga, Credit Valley Conservation, TD and LEAF at this community event. There will be tree planting, a tree tour, information tables, exhibits and more. Come[...]
Fall Forest Festival – Ancaster, ON 10:00 am
Fall Forest Festival – Ancaster, ON @ Barton’s Maple Tree Farm
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
From 10 am to 2 pm at the Barton’s Maple Tree Farm in Ancaster. It’s a special forest that has been carefully managed for the last 100 years. In addition to the 750 tap maple[...]
Plant a Tree for National Forest Week – Winnipeg, MB 11:00 am
Plant a Tree for National Forest Week – Winnipeg, MB @ Assiniboine Park
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Plant a Tree for National Forest Week!! Location:  Assiniboine Park, between the Lyric Theatre and the Duck Pond Date:  September 24, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. –  3:00 p.m. In honour of National Forest Week, Manitoba[...]
FREE Forestry Walking Tour, BBQ & Bus Ride-Prince George, BC 10:30 am
FREE Forestry Walking Tour, BBQ & Bus Ride-Prince George, BC @ Willow River Interpretive Trail (Hwy 16E)
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for a FREE forestry walking tour, and bus ride to the Willow River Interpretive Trail (hwy 16E) on Saturday September 24, 2016 in celebration of National Forest Week!  The bus will depart Prince[...]
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Forest & River Walk-North Vancouver,BC 12:00 pm
Forest & River Walk-North Vancouver,BC @ Mosquito Creek
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Carys for a forest walk with displays to celebrate forests and rivers at Mosquito Creek in North Vancouver on September 25, 2016 at 12!
Self Guided “Creek to Creek” Tour-North Vancouver, BC 12:00 pm
Self Guided “Creek to Creek” Tour-North Vancouver, BC @ Mackay Creek to Mosquito Creek
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Angela for a self-guided tour between two watersheds with displays along the way!
Riverview Arboretum Tour-Coquitlam,BC 1:00 pm
Riverview Arboretum Tour-Coquitlam,BC @ Riverview Hospital Grounds
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Mary for a tour of the Riverview Grounds Arboretum to learn about the interesting variety of trees found on site!
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Grade 6 National Forest Week School Tour-Lesser Slave Lake Region, AB
Grade 6 National Forest Week School Tour-Lesser Slave Lake Region, AB @ 2 locations: near Slave Lake & near High Prarie
Sep 27 all-day
During this annual National Forest Week event, Grade 6 students will explore topics related to forests by rotating through 5 themed stations.  These stations include: 1. Forests Measurements 2.Forest Ecology Walk 3. FireSmart 4. Tree[...]
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Grade 6 National Forest Week School Tour-Lesser Slave Lake Region, AB
Grade 6 National Forest Week School Tour-Lesser Slave Lake Region, AB @ 2 locations: near Slave Lake & near High Prarie
Sep 28 all-day
During this annual National Forest Week event, Grade 6 students will explore topics related to forests by rotating through 5 themed stations.  These stations include: 1. Forests Measurements 2.Forest Ecology Walk 3. FireSmart 4. Tree[...]
Grade 5 Hike to Bone Lake – Fort St.James, BC
Grade 5 Hike to Bone Lake – Fort St.James, BC
Sep 28 all-day
Our Fort St. James Annual Grade 5 Hike for National Forest Week is to Bone Lake.  The activity lasts for the entire school day.  There are 3 schools in our area and all grade 5[...]
National Forest Week Woodlot Tour – Earltown, NS 10:00 am
National Forest Week Woodlot Tour – Earltown, NS
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Please join us for a Woodlot Tour being organized on Wednesday, September 28th in partnership with NS Forest Technicians Association/NS Registered Professional Foresters/Canadian Institute of Forestry/North Nova Forest Owners Cooperative to recognize National Forest Week,[...]
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Grade 6 National Forest Week School Tour-Lesser Slave Lake Region, AB
Grade 6 National Forest Week School Tour-Lesser Slave Lake Region, AB @ 2 locations: near Slave Lake & near High Prarie
Sep 29 all-day
During this annual National Forest Week event, Grade 6 students will explore topics related to forests by rotating through 5 themed stations.  These stations include: 1. Forests Measurements 2.Forest Ecology Walk 3. FireSmart 4. Tree[...]
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