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Guelph, Ontario

Investing in greener communities is an investment in our own health. Whether it be the cooling shade provided by a favourite leafy backyard tree, or the sounds of birds and wildlife echoing through our local parks and neighbouring forests, these experiences are reminders of the vital role healthy trees play in our daily lives.

Greening the communities in which we live, work and play.

The City of Guelph’s One Canopy strategy aims to increase tree planting efforts across the city using a mix of public and private land to achieve 40 percent canopy cover. Take Root aims to get more trees in Guelph yards. 

Find the right tree for your property!

Learn more about the trees available in Guelph by clicking on the images below.

Take Root will return spring 2024

Take Root Planting Guide

It's important to plant the right tree, in the right place, for the right reason. Trees are integral to our natural environment. They improve air quality, provide food and shelter, and help fight climate change. Check out our Take Root Planting Guide to learn how to properly plant and care for your tree.

Download the Take Root Guide!

Take Root participants will learn about which trees are best for their property, find out how to properly plant their tree, and are equipped with care tips for ongoing maintenance.

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