Windsor – The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) is inviting guests from across the region to plant a tree this Earth Day at the Earth Day Tree Planting Celebration in the City of Windsor.
““ENWIN is proud supporter of ERCA and their environmental initiatives as it aligns with our mission of providing electricity and drinking water in a sustainable manner,” said Garry Rossi, President and CEO of ENWIN Utilities Ltd. “The tree planting event is not only a celebration of Earth Day, but an example of people working together for the betterment of our community. I would like to thank the Essex Region Conservation Authority for including us in this fantastic program, as I look forward to our partnership for years to come.”
The event will take place on Sunday, April 23 at the green space located off Wyandotte and Florence. Opening ceremonies will begin at 10am, with the planting of 1800 trees to follow. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own shovel, if possible. There will be a limited supply of tree planting tools available to share. Parking is available at Riverside Kiwanis Park/Pump Track parking lot, McHugh Park parking lot and various public parking lots along Riverside Drive east. Use the Ganatchio Trail system to arrive at the Earth Day site.
Groups of 10 or more are encouraged to sign up as a Green Team to receive a certificate of participation. Green Teams can sign up until April 15 at https://essexregionconservation.ca/earthdaytrees .
The Essex Region Conservation Authority is a public sector organization established by the Province in 1973, and governed by local municipalities. For 50 years, ERCA has delivered programs and services that further the conservation, restoration, development and management of natural resources in watersheds in Ontario.