Plant a tree for Mom this Mother's Day

RIDEAU VALLEY, May 3, 2023 – A mother’s greatest wish is to create a brighter future for her children. This Mother’s Day, help make wish come true when you plant native tree seedlings on her behalf, right here in the Rideau Valley.

The Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation’s special occasions tree planting program plants a combination of white cedar, white pine, red oak and sugar maple across the watershed, from Central Frontenac all the way to downtown Ottawa.

As they grow, these young trees will help fight erosion, manage floods and keep contaminants out of our rivers and lakes. 

Donate a single tree for $25, five for $100, 10 for $150 or 25 for $250.

Staff will plant the trees on your behalf where they are most likely to thrive in the Rideau Valley. They'll tend to the new trees, helping them grow into maturity so they can thrive for decades – much like your mother did for you.

To order your trees, visit Choose your donation amount, dedicate the purchase to your mom if you wish, and complete the transaction. You’ll receive a charitable tax receipt to your inbox right away. You can even send your mom an e-card right from the donation site. 

The RVCF is a registered charity that supports the work of the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, which monitors more than 4,000 kmof waterways across 18 municipalities in Eastern Ontario.

The authority is responsible for monitoring water quality, flood risks and other hazards to keep people, property and the environment safe. Planting trees is an important part of the authority’s efforts to manage natural hazards, protect our drinking water and support a thriving watershed for the benefit of all who call it home.

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