News Ontario is committed to planting 50 million trees by 2025 SHARE ON: Stu Campaigne, staff Friday, Feb. 16th, 2018 Photo credit: supplied Forests Ontario administers the Ontario government’s 50 Million Tree Program that is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018. The United Nations’ goal is to plant one billion trees worldwide each year and Ontario is committed to planting 50 million trees by 2025. Landowners are provided funding assistance to plant trees on their acreage and are connected to forestry professionals who manage the planting. In the last ten years, the 50 Million Tree Program has helped more than 4,000 landowners realize a new vision for their land. Twenty-four million trees covering 13,000 hectares later, it is Northern Ontario’s, and the North Bay area’s turn to be targeted for the upcoming planting season. For more information, click here.