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Corridor/Tree Plantings:

Each year, new H&AWOA
members’ properties are chosen
for plantings. Creating or
enhancing
wildlife corridors,
riparian areas
and significant
areas
are always top reasons for
site selection. Haldimand and
Area Wildlife Corridor plantings
were started in 2004. We now
have a partnership between
H&AWOA, Haldimand Stewardship
Council, Canada Ontario
Agreement, OPG, Trees Ontario
Foundation, Niagara Peninsula
Conservation Authority and Trees
Unlimited.

CHAYCC Seedling Planting
The Caledonia Hunters & Anglers Youth Conservation Club (CHAYCC)
thanks H&AWOA for the tree seedlings given to the club. The children
had a fun day planting the seedlings on the Caledonia Hunters & Anglers
Association property, along the Grand River. To date all of the seedlings
are healthy and growing. The Caledonia Hunters & Anglers Association
are H&AWOA members.

CHAYCC hopes the trees will help to enhance the natural beauty of the
property and assist in establishing the fact that the CHAYCC is dedicated
in its conservation efforts.                              ( above photo by CHAYCC )
SEEDLING GIVE-A-WAYS:
Each spring members of H&AWOA are
eligible to apply for a maximum of
50 free native tree and shrub
seedlings. Forms are included in a
newsletter mailing.
WHITE PINE SEED ORCHARD
SEEDLING DIG UPS:
When available, H&AWOA members
have had the opportunity to enter
the WPSO and dig up white pine
seedlings.
We have a 'bare root policy' to
protect the orchard. Our 'dig ups' will
be announced in our newsletter and
on this website.
Interested in a planting on your
property for 2011?  
Become a member of H&AWOA
and contact us at:
H&AWOA
a wetland planting
more wetland planting
CHAYCC kids plant
H&AWOA seedlings near
Caledonia in 2009
Corridor / Tree Plantings
photos by Kelly
Tonellato   
H&AWOA PLANTINGS UPDATE:

The Haldimand Stewardship Council is a
Program Delivery Agent (PDA) for Trees
Ontario funding we work with the
Haldimand & Area Woodlot Owners’
Association and Trees Unlimited on
tree planting in Haldimand County.

With this funding from Trees Ontario
along with funding from Ontario Power
Generation – Carbon Sequestration
Program, and Canada Ontario
Agreement we were able to plant:

In
2008, 8 properties for a total of 67.4
acres with 52,177 native tree and shrub
seedlings.
In
2009, 45.6 acres were planted on 6
properties with 36,405  native trees
and shrubs.
In
2010, 30.4 acres were planted on 4
properties with 21,107 native tree and
shrub seedlings and 20,880 nuts.
In
2011, we had 6 properties lined up
to plant 59.7 acres with 38,000 native
tree and shrub seedlings.
In
2012 we planted 40,960 trees and
23,240 nuts on 53 acres.

In
2013 we planted 39,575 trees and
22,115 nuts on 49.2 acres.


If you are interested in planting trees
let us know ASAP.
2014 sites are being selected now!
250,000 Tree Planting in Haldimand !

The Haldimand Stewardship Council in partnership with The Haldimand Woodlot Owners
Association
planted their 250,000th tree during the canoe festival on Saturday, June 22,
on the Grand River. Jeff Ronhaar of Jeff’s Lawn Care co-sponsored the “Paddle ‘n Plant”
event.

Congratulations to the lucky canoeists who participated in the planting: Tim Mitchell and
daughter Mackenzie of Nelles Corners.  Ten year old Mackenzie is a student at
Hagersville Elementary School.

The project involving a hundred trees was made possible through the co-operation of
landowner Maggie Ker (and her assistants Raven and Toulah), Stewardship Council
members, Dan Romanoski, Ron Edwards, Art Lyall and his son Alex.  The site was made
accessible by neighbour Pat Mousseau who bush-hogged the river access and Jeff’s Lawn
Care who supplied the heavy-duty “whipper snippers” and manpower to prepare a very
rough site.

Handing out trees at the fair grounds in Caledonia for Day of 1000 Canoes “Paddle ‘n
Plant” were Pat Lightfoot, President of the Stewardship Council, member Elizabeth
Hurkmans and Tracy Ronhaar of Jeff’s Lawn Care.  “Our focus is on helping landowners
take care of their piece of Haldimand,” said Lightfoot.

For additional information on the stewardship program in Haldimand County, visit
www.hnstewardshipcouncils.org Also www.ont-woodlot-assoc.org and
www.jeffslawncare.ca
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Tree Plant' story
Jeff Ronhaar of Jeff’s Lawn Care
with Tim Mitchell and daughter
Mackenzie of Nelles Corners.

Ten year old Mackenzie Mitchell
below, is a student at Hagersville
Elementary School.
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pics for a
larger view
FUTURE TREE
PLANTING SITES ARE
BEING SELECTED NOW!
CONTACT US IF YOU
ARE INTERESTED.

planting a row of
white pines
with the  
mechanical tree
planter