Canadian tree planting program for children and youth is open

Apply today for a ChariTree Foundation Camp Tree Planting & Biodiversity Education Grant Vancouver, BC — 18/4/2024 — The ChariTree Foundation has just launched their updated program so even more children and youth at summer camps across Canada can participate in a ground-breaking national children’s tree planting and biodiversity education project. More than 100,000 children … Read more

British Columbia’s 10 Billionth Tree Planted Through Reforestation Efforts

Thousands of children have learned how to plant trees through The ChariTree Foundation’s environmental education programs Vancouver, BC — 15/4/2024 — — Since 1930, the province of British Columbia has successfully planted 10 billion trees, with an impressive 2 billion being planted in just the last seven years through heightened reforestation efforts. The ChariTree Foundation commends this … Read more

A forest walk with your child will never be the same: A book review of Suzanne Simard’s FINDING THE MOTHER TREE by Andrea Koehle Jones

By perceiving trees as possessing qualities we normally ascribe to intelligence and generosity, are we more willing to protect them?  “When children can relate a forest to their own friendships and family relationships, then they will better understand that forests are connected and we are connected to nature as well.”— Suzanne Simard, Finding the Mother … Read more

Climate Education for children is essential to solving the climate crisis

Happy World Read Aloud Day! All over the world, authors, illustrators, teachers and librarians will read books to school students through the magic of the internet! In honour of #WRAD, Canadian children’s author + environmental education activist Andrea Koehle Jones will read her book, The Wish Trees: How Planting Trees Can Help Make the World … Read more

About

The ChariTree Foundation is Canada’s environmental education charity for children The ChariTree Foundation is a registered Canadian charity and United Nations climate observer organization. Based in Greater Vancouver, this volunteer-run, grassroots non-profit supports nature-based climate education projects for children and youth across Canada and around the world. The ChariTree Foundation was founded by Andrea Koehle Jones … Read more