Tree Planting in Baden Hills

As seen in The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette. Baden Hills was the scene of another great day of tree planting by Let’s Tree Wilmot volunteers. By planting trees, our intention is to help restore the land with native tree cover and prairie. We acknowledged the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by tying orange ribbons on the […]

Earth Day Tree Planting

As seen in the Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette. Forty-eight hardy volunteers showed up to a tree planting event near the Wilmot Recreation Complex, despite the rain and mud on Earth Day (April 22). A wide variety of people attended, including families, young and old. There were 200 native trees planted near the Wilmot Recreation Complex, between Schmidt […]

What’s Going On Here? New Hamburg Earth Day Tree Planting

As seen in The New Hamburg Independent. Despite the rain on April 22, about 48 Wilmot residents gathered at the Wilmot Recreation Complex to plant trees for Earth Day. JUST THE FACTS • The event was organized by Let’s Tree Wilmot with support from Wilmot Township. • About 200 trees were planted between the recreation complex […]

Let’s Tree Wilmot Tree Pruning Workshop

As seen in The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette Let’s Tree Wilmot held a Tree Pruning Workshop on a beautiful sunny Saturday, March 11th afternoon at New Dundee Community Park. Sixteen area residents attended. LTW’s Certified Arborist Mike Yost briefly covered the basics of tree pruning such as time of year, why to prune and how. This was […]

Happy Third Birthday Let’s Tree Wilmot! (LTW)

As seen in The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette We have come a long way from March 11th, 2020, planting 100 trees in our first (COVID-19) year to planting 1066 trees/shrubs and 600 tree seedlings in our own tree nursery last year. Instructional videos of ‘How to Plant a Tree,’ ‘How to Prune a tree,’ and more were […]

120 Trees Planted At Anna Tuerr Park In Mannheim

As seen in The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette. About 40 visitors made it out to a Let’s Tree Wilmot event on Saturday, October 15, where the group planted about 120 trees at Anna Tuerr Park in Mannheim. Because the site was a former gravel pit, Wilmot Supervisor of Parks and Facilities Cody Eby dug holes with an […]

Let’s Tree Wilmot Holds Three Tree Planting Events In October

As seen in The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette. Let’s Tree Wilmot (LTW) has a busy month coming up, with three planting events scheduled for October. The first is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, starting at 9 a.m., taking place at Sararus Park in St. Agatha. About 60 different native trees will be planted, including redbud and serviceberries, […]

It Took Villages Across Wilmot To Make These Signs

As seen in The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette. On Tuesday, May 31st, several volunteers with Let’s Tree Wilmot (LTW) gathered to install the first 6 of the 25 signs that will mark the tree planting at Scott Park in New Hamburg. The area was the first LTW tree planting location in October 2020. This is a pilot […]

Tree Planting At Wilmot Recreation Centre And Schmidt Woods

As seen in The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette. Let’s Tree Wilmot organized two tree planting events on Saturday, May 28. About 23 volunteers attended in the morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 29 attended in the afternoon. The group planted 435 native trees. According to Marlene Knezevich, Forester’s Financial had volunteers come in the afternoon […]