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Federal government ramps up tree-planting strategy; on track for 2030, MNR says

Goal to plant two billion trees by 2030


December 17, 2021
By Turf & Rec

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Canada’s ambitious tree-planting strategy has been ramped up with plans to double the number planted this year in 2022, and then increasing to 300 million per year by 2027. It is estimated 30 million trees were planted this year on the way to a two-billion target by 2030. The program is on track toward meeting its goal, says Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson.

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