Environmental Projects

Tree Planting Collaborations by Year
LocationYear# of TreesCollaboration
Southward Park 2019 171 TD Tree Days
Southward Park 2021 158 TD Tree Days
Neighbourhood Parks 2021 170 Staff Tree Planting
Centennial Park 2022 500 NPCA Restoration Program
Forty Mile Creek 2022 500 NPCA Restoration Program and TD Tree Days
Southward Park 2022 105 TD Tree Days
Centennial Park 2023 500 NPCA Restoration Program and TD Tree Days
Forty Mile Creek 2023 260 NPCA Restoration Program and Knights Archives
Southward Park 2023 250 TD Tree Days
Neighbourhood Parks 2023 40 Staff Tree Planting
Trees in pots ready to be planted
Group at Tree Planting

500 trees planted in Forty Mile Park on October 4th, 2022.

Thank you to NPCA, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and all the volunteers who joined us at another successful community planting. 

Native Planting Benefits:

  • Increased biodiversity
  • Water Quality Improvement
  • Climate Change Mitigation
  • Increased Forest Cover

2022 was the first year of the restoration at Forty Mile Creek.

260 trees planted in Forty Mile Park on April 22nd, 2023.

Thank you to NPCA, Knight's Archives and all the volunteers who joined us at another successful community planting. 

Native Planting Benefits:

  • Increased biodiversity
  • Water Quality Improvement
  • Climate Change Mitigation
  • Increased Forest Cover

2023 was the second year of the restoration at Forty Mile Creek.

Tree along creek before planting
Tree Planted in fresh soil
Shovels ready for planting
Trees Ready for Planting
Planted tree along creek
Preparation for Tree Planting
Tree Planting at 40 Mile
Two people discussing the tree plantings

460 trees planted in Centennial Park on April 30th, 2022.

Thank you to the NPCA and volunteers for making the planting a success. The plantings were funded through the NPCA Restoration Grant Program.

Planting Benefits:

  • Decrease Water Pollution
  • Stabilizes Creek Bank
  • Reduces Flooding Risk
  • Improves Habitat Biodiversity

2022 was the first year of the restoration in Centennial Park.

500 trees planted in Centennial Park on October 14th, 2023.

Thank you to NPCA, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and all the volunteers who joined us at another successful community planting. 

 

Native Planting Benefits:

  • Increased biodiversity
  • Water Quality Improvement
  • Climate Change Mitigation
  • Increased Forest Cover
  • Reduces Soil Erosion
  • Stabilizes Creek Bank
Volunteers during the Tree Planting
Happy Tree Planter
Seedling Species available through the Grimsby Green Committee seedling giveaway

The Grimsby Green Advisory Committee 

Legacy Seedling Program

  • The program aims to invest in tree planting and stewardship on private land to help enhance and expand Grimsby's urban forest, and to improve the health of the local environment
  • This program will create a stewardship opportunity to assist with the protection and preservation of Grimsby's ecosystem
  • The committee will be at the May 26th, 2022 Farmers Market to handout seedlings to interested residents
  • Using an interactive mapping system we plan to monitor all residential tree plantings to track our progress! 

 

Grimsby Garden Club's

2nd Annual Earth Day Carolinian Native Tree & Shrub Sale - 2022

160 Trees Sold (and counting...)

  • Red Oak Swamp
  • White Oak
  • Columnar English Oak
  • Sycamore
  • Tulip Tree
  • Silver Maple
  • Freeman Maple
  • Red Maple
  • Sweet Gum
  • Red Bud
  • Cherry Birch
  • Yellow Birch
  • Kentucky Coffee Tree
  • Black Gum Black
  • Chokeberry
  • Red Osier
  • Dogwood Elderberry

Rotary Watershed Cleanup - 20 Locations Cleaned - April 23rd, 2022

The Great Lakes Watershed Cleanup initiative is an effort that has grown from a District 7090 service project covering a small portion of Lake Ontario and Erie to a multi-district plan to focus Rotarians’ and citizens' attention to all 5 of the Great Lakes and streams and waterways feeding them.

Volunteer with garbage bags after cleanup
Group of cleanup volunteers
Group of Rotary Cleanup volunteers
Group photo for cleanup

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