Community Tree Project
Plant Trees with Us
Together, we can make our community cleaner, greener and ready for climate change.
The Community Tree Project is a community-based project to cool your neighbourhood from the impacts of climate change.
Participate in tree planting, virtual presentations, neighbourhood walks and more.
This project is currently running in select neighbourhoods in Brampton with the goal of creating a climate ready community. Find out if you live in the Community Tree Project neighbourhood, look up your address.
COVID -19 Update
Events and activities are subject to change based on evolving provincial and public health unit guidelines. Visit this page often for the latest updates.
How to Get Involved
Participate in upcoming events and stay tuned for more activities this spring, summer and fall.
Plant Trees at Your Home
Tree and Wildflower Gardening Workshops
Join us at a free online workshop to discover the beauty and benefit of trees and shrubs for your yard. Attendees from the Community Tree Project neighbourhood can sign up to receive a free tree that we’ll deliver and help plant.
Landscaping for Birds
Tuesday, June 1, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Discover the birds that visit your neighbourhood and the trees and shrubs they love most. Learn what you can do to keep birds safe.
Beautiful Trees, Shrubs and Wildflowers for Your Yard
Thursday, June 17, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Learn how to use beautiful local plants to brighten your yard. Discover how they can improve your health and your home.
Keeping Your Trees & Shrubs Healthy
Thursday, July 22, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Is your yard healthy and thriving? Discover top tips to keep your trees and shrubs happy, including watering, mulching, and pruning.
Neighbourhood Walks Butterflies, Caterpillars, Birds & Trees
Thursday, August 26, 6 -7 p.m.
Join us for a walk to explore the hidden wildlife in your neighbourhood. Discover how these creatures depend on trees to thrive.
Plant Trees in Your Community
Let’s plant trees for a greener future.
Events for Families
We’re planning community tree planting events in neighbourhood parks. Event details coming soon.
Activities for Youth
Youth 4 the Credit
Teens can sign up for upcoming tree and shrub planting events in your local community.
Conservation Youth Corps
Teens can participate in four-days of fun outdoor environmental program in your local community and at CVC’s conservation areas.
Programs for Workplaces, Organizations or Places of Worship
Sustainable Landscaping Assessment and Action Plans
We can help you lead the way with sustainable landscaping solutions on your property.
Our Greening Corporate Grounds program staff will conduct a property assessment to identify areas of opportunity on your property, like tree planting. We’ll provide you with a Sustainability Action Plan that details the characteristics of your property and includes short- and long-term projects that fit your budget and support your organization’s vision.
Learn about Trees
Connect with nature virtually.
Programs for Schools
Virtual Classroom Presentations
Our experienced educators are delivering free virtual presentations to classes on local watershed science, climate change and how trees cool our communities. Learn more and pre-register your kindergarten to grade 8 class for fall 2021.
Programs for Community Groups
We’re offering free virtual presentations to ESL/LINC Schools, faith-based groups, community groups and senior groups. Learn about the importance of trees and how they keep our communities cool. More information coming soon.
Programs for Residents
June 12 from 2 to 3 p.m. or June 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Discover ways to connect with nature, learn about the benefits of trees and how nature supports our mental and physical wellbeing.