Trees for Life Canada

Trees for Life Canada Bringing early environmental education to children around the world with the help of teachers since 1991. Registered non-profit, charitable organization.
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Established in 1991, International Cooperation of Children for Trees for Life Canada Inc. (TFL CANADA) is a provincially and federally registered non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to providing resources for elementary school environmental education.

Mission: Our mission is to provide fun and educational resources to teachers and children to help them understand the critical roles trees play in maintaining the ecological balance on this planet. Our goal is to have 200,000 elementary school students participate in the โ€œGrow-a-Treeโ€ project this school year!

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Great message from Elora Public School!! #backtoschool #begreat #teachers
09/18/2017

Great message from Elora Public School!! #backtoschool #begreat #teachers

Getting back to school, again?! How was that long weekend? #backtoschool #september #teacher #tuesdaymotivation #canadan...
09/05/2017

Getting back to school, again?! How was that long weekend? #backtoschool #september #teacher #tuesdaymotivation #canadanature

08/21/2017
5 Safe Ways To View The Eclipse

2 hours for the solar eclipse!!!๐Ÿ”†๐ŸŒ”๐ŸŒ“๐ŸŒ’๐ŸŒ‘
If you don't have special glasses yet you're still in time to get one or DIY alternatives.
Don't miss it!

https://youtu.be/ATz09bOeNP0

Watching an eclipse? Save your eyeballs -- rig up a sweet viewing set-up with some help from this video. โ†“โ†“ Links & Info โ†“โ†“ SUBMIT A QUESTION HERE: http://ww...

Back from our summer break! ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ Look at our newest friend! What's the most fascinating encounter you've had this summer ...
08/14/2017

Back from our summer break! ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ Look at our newest friend! What's the most fascinating encounter you've had this summer so far? #canadanature #canada150 #wildlife #canadawildlife #growatree #everytreecounts #nature #wildlife

Isn't this amazing?? This is a nationwide reforestation campaign that many other countries should consider.Thank you Ind...
07/04/2017
Record 66 million trees planted in 12 hours in India

Isn't this amazing?? This is a nationwide reforestation campaign that many other countries should consider.
Thank you India for this extraordinary example! ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฒ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๏ธ

http://www.climateactionprogramme.org/news/record-66-million-trees-planted-in-12-hours-in-india

Around 1.5 million volunteers planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours as part of a record-breaking environmental campaign

Getting ready for Canada Day, can you recognize this tree? ๐Ÿ˜‰
06/30/2017

Getting ready for Canada Day, can you recognize this tree? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Did you know that trees prevent soil erosion and reduce floods?๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿž๐ŸŒŠ #treefacts #growatree #getgrowing
06/28/2017

Did you know that trees prevent soil erosion and reduce floods?๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿž๐ŸŒŠ #treefacts #growatree #getgrowing

It's time to enjoy parks & woods so watch out for ticks!! Check your pets and kids at home and prevent Lyme disease #can...
06/24/2017

It's time to enjoy parks & woods so watch out for ticks!! Check your pets and kids at home and prevent Lyme disease #canadanature #picoftheday #summer #intothewild #intothewoods

So #summer is here!!
06/21/2017

So #summer is here!!

Our beautiful honey locust tree is waiting for #summer #treefacts Trees help us keep temperatures mild #growatree #every...
06/14/2017

Our beautiful honey locust tree is waiting for #summer #treefacts Trees help us keep temperatures mild #growatree #everytreecounts

Sunny morning for this honey locust tree!! Are you ready for our #treeschallenge ?? Don't forget to post your picture!!!...
06/03/2017

Sunny morning for this honey locust tree!! Are you ready for our #treeschallenge ?? Don't forget to post your picture!!! #growatree #everytreecounts #canadanature

When you stop walking and suddenly realise there's more nature than trees and flowers waiting for the rain #nature #mush...
05/30/2017

When you stop walking and suddenly realise there's more nature than trees and flowers waiting for the rain #nature #mushrooms #urbannature

It's Doors Open in Toronto #DOT17 What have you visited so far???
05/27/2017

It's Doors Open in Toronto #DOT17 What have you visited so far???

Take a look at this catalpa tree! ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒณ How are your seeds doing? Send us your pictures for the #treeschallenge #worldenvir...
05/26/2017

Take a look at this catalpa tree! ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒณ How are your seeds doing? Send us your pictures for the #treeschallenge #worldenvironmentday is almost here! #everytreecounts #growatree

The Canadian Parks Council has created "the Nature Playbook" to help parents and schools connecting kids with nature.๐ŸŒฒ ๐ŸŒณ...
05/26/2017
www.parks-parcs.ca

The Canadian Parks Council has created "the Nature Playbook" to help parents and schools connecting kids with nature.๐ŸŒฒ ๐ŸŒณ
You'll find strategies, activities and plays to make the most of Canadian natural resources.

http://www.parks-parcs.ca/pdf/playbook/nature-playbook.pdf

"Connecting People to Nature'is this year's theme for World Environment Day ๐ŸŒŽ and keeping that in mind there's another u...
05/24/2017
seedsurvivor.com

"Connecting People to Nature'is this year's theme for World Environment Day ๐ŸŒŽ and keeping that in mind there's another useful guide that you could use at school: "Grounds for Change: A Userโ€™s Guide to Schoolyard naturalization". ๐ŸŒฒ ๐ŸŒณ

What began as a project from the Calgary Zoo has become a powerful tool to involve students at their schools and promote a sense of environmental stewardship.

This is a very interesting project for every school:

http://seedsurvivor.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Grounds_for_Change_Manual1.pdf

Take your class outside! A great tool for your students: "Shazam" for plants ๐ŸŒท ๐Ÿ€ ๐ŸŒน http://www.collective-evolution.com/2...
05/19/2017
The โ€˜Shazamโ€™ For Plants Will Identify Any Plant From A Picture

Take your class outside! A great tool for your students: "Shazam" for plants ๐ŸŒท ๐Ÿ€ ๐ŸŒน

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2016/03/10/the-shazam-for-plants-will-identify-any-plant-from-a-picture/

An estimated 400,000 flowering plant species exist in the world, and, understandably, it can be difficult to keep track. The vast majority of us can only recognize and name a handful of plants, even if we would like it to be otherwise. If you would like to sharpen your knowledge in the wonderful rea...

Things you can only enjoy at #spring #tulips so wonderful!
05/18/2017

Things you can only enjoy at #spring #tulips so wonderful!

Happy #mothersday !!!
05/14/2017

Happy #mothersday !!!

#worldenvironmentday is coming and we want every school to be proud of what they've accomplished in #enviroed This sprin...
05/12/2017

#worldenvironmentday is coming and we want every school to be proud of what they've accomplished in #enviroed This spring #growatree with your students! #treeschallenge #Wedcan #canadanature

Springing to life..Jack Pine seeds planted by Aila, student age 5!! #treeschallenge #growatree #everytreecounts
05/11/2017

Springing to life..Jack Pine seeds planted by Aila, student age 5!! #treeschallenge #growatree #everytreecounts

Have you ever thought about having a school garden?๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ… ๐ŸŒฝ Students can benefit from what they learn to grow and healthy e...
05/10/2017
www.durham.ca

Have you ever thought about having a school garden?๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ… ๐ŸŒฝ Students can benefit from what they learn to grow and healthy eating and that's just the beginning!

If your school is considering this possibility the Durham Region Health Department has published a School Garden Guide.๐Ÿ“‹โฌ‡
If you haven't decided yet take a look and you'll change your mind for sure!

https://www.durham.ca/departments/health/food_nutrition/healthy_eating/schoolGarden.pdf

Keep growing strong! #mondaymotivation #growatree #treeschallenge #everytreecounts
05/08/2017

Keep growing strong! #mondaymotivation #growatree #treeschallenge #everytreecounts

This Catalpa sprout can't wait to become a tree!! Look how fast they grow! #treeschallenge #growatree #everytreecounts
05/05/2017

This Catalpa sprout can't wait to become a tree!! Look how fast they grow! #treeschallenge #growatree #everytreecounts

Get to the Green side of the force! This #maythe4thbewithyou #growatree and accept the #treeschallenge You know that #ev...
05/04/2017

Get to the Green side of the force! This #maythe4thbewithyou #growatree and accept the #treeschallenge You know that #everytreecounts

Tomorrow at noon the submissions for Doodle 4 Google Canada end! Make sure your kids our students send their drawings! โœ...
05/01/2017
Doodle 4 Google

Tomorrow at noon the submissions for Doodle 4 Google Canada end! Make sure your kids our students send their drawings! โœ๐Ÿ“

The winner will receive a $10,000 university scholarship, a Google Chromebook, and a $10,000 technology award for their current school along with a trip to the final event on June 13, 2017.
So, don't let it go!!

https://doodles.google.ca/d4g/

Doodle 4 Google Canada is a national contest inviting students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 to redesign the logo for the Google.ca homepage for a day.*

Let it grow, let it grow... #growatree for #worldenvironmentday and show you're with nature! Get your seeds at http://bi...
05/01/2017

Let it grow, let it grow... #growatree for #worldenvironmentday and show you're with nature! Get your seeds at http://bit.ly/localseeds and accept the #treeschallenge You'll be supporting Enviro Ed across Canada #everytreecounts

Hey,teachers! The Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network has published a free program for Grade 9 and 10 Academic ...
04/28/2017
biodiversityeducation.ca

Hey,teachers! The Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network has published a free program for Grade 9 and 10 Academic and Applied Science students in Ontario: The Big Picture on Biodiversity and Climate Change.

๐Ÿ†“ This is the link to the PDFโฌ‡

https://biodiversityeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/The-Big-Picture-on-Biodiversity-and-Climate-Change.pdf

Attention teachers! ๐Ÿ“ŒToday you can enroll for free on this MOOC on Climate Change Education. The aim of this online cour...
04/27/2017
Rise-up: Climate Change Education

Attention teachers! ๐Ÿ“Œ
Today you can enroll for free on this MOOC on Climate Change Education. The aim of this online course by the Inter-American Development Bank is to learn how to teach Climate Change to elementary and middle school students in a more engaging way.

Check it ou! ๐Ÿ†“

https://www.edx.org/course/rise-climate-change-education-idbx-idb20-1x?utm_campaign=idbx&utm_medium=partner-marketing&utm_source=email&utm_content=knl&mc_cid=f535c829d4&mc_eid=bb3416724d#!

Learn how to work with primary and secondary-level students to help them explore climate change topics through the use of interactive and engaging activities.

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