Noor Cultural Centre

‘Tree for Me’ Campaign

Sep 14th 2017

‘Tree for Me’ Campaign

Noor is supporting the City of Toronto’s ‘Every Tree Counts‘ initiative to increase the tree canopy in the city to 40% (from the current 27%).  Resource: Why Plant Trees?

The ‘Tree for Me‘ project provides City of Toronto residents the opportunity to receive free of charge up to two trees/shrubs of native species from an offered selection.    Resource: Tree Summary Chart

Tree pick-up is at Noor Cultural Centre on Sunday October 15, between 2 and 5 pm. 

There will be a vegan lunch served throughout, and a workshop from 3-4 pm:
Climate Justice in Toronto: Local Solutions to Global Challenges with
Dusha Sritharan of Toronto Environmental Alliance
Everyone is welcome, whether picking up a tree or not.

To Book Your Tree(s) – 

1) Determine your eligibility : anyone who owns/is authorized to plant on private land in the City of Toronto is eligible to receive up to two free trees/shrubs.  The trees/shrubs must be planted within the City of Toronto.

2) Match with your tree(s): a quiz will match you with the most viable tree from those available, based on your environmental conditions.  Take the quiz here (See also: this Soil Texture Test, which may be useful for answering the quiz)

3) Register for your tree(s):  click here to register for the tree(s) recommended for you.  Make sure to select the ‘Noor Cultural Centre’ event from the available location options.  Registration deadline: Thursday October 12, 5 pm.

4) Pick up your tree(s): on Sunday October 15, between 2 and 5 pm, from Noor Cultural Centre.  Mulch and planting/care instructions will be provided.  

Date: Sunday October 15, 2017
2-5 pm
   Throughout: Tree pick-up and lunch
    3-4 pm: Workshop|Climate Justice in Toronto: Local Solutions to Global Challenges
LocationLower Social Room, Noor Cultural Centre
Free (registration required; see above for details)
For trees – required; deadline: Thursday October 12, 5 pm
For lunch/workshop: not required


Thank you to Tree for Me!