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Join 10,000 Trees at our planting events

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Registration is required. There are two ticket types available to the public: 'Adult' or 'Planting Coach'. See below for minimum requirements to sign up as a Planting Coach. All tickets are offered first-come-first served. Please sign up for ONE ticket per adult. We encourage everyone to bring a shovel as there will be limited supply at these events.

Adult tickets are for those participants over 18. For those adults who are supervising minors under 18, please indicate the number of minors in the ticket. For families or groups with multiple adults, each adult should sign up for a ticket. For groups with minors, we ask that you ensure an appropriate ratio of adults-to-youth and that the number of youth is not double-counted or reported multiple times when you sign-up.  

Planting Coach tickets are only for experienced tree planters who guide small groups of tree planters by demonstrating proper tree planting technique. Planting Coaches are critical to our success and we encourage everyone who has planted with us multiple times to consider volunteering as a Planting Coach.   


Location: Monarch Park, Markham

Time: 9:15 AM (for planters); 9:00 AM (for planting coaches)

If you are available before the event, we can use your help at 8:00 AM when we will be receiving the plant delivery and setting up the event.  

Registration: see orange link below.

Volunteers required: 80

Number of Plants: 600

Parking: Park on the street where it is permitted. Parking is also available at the St. Matthew Catholic Elementary School.  

Washroom: A portable toilet is available next to the planting site.  

What to Bring: Shovel, 5 gallon Bucket, Eventbrite Ticket, High School volunteer forms (where necessary), Bug spray and Sunscreen

What to Wear: Boots/sturdy footwear, gardening gloves.


Join us this summer to maintain and steward past planting sites. 

We will be weeding and mulching at previous planting sites to help trees grow. No registration is required. Event instructions are provided below. All events are led by a 10,000 Trees volunteer. Bring garden gloves and one or two large buckets to carry mulch. Please follow all parking regulations. If you are planning to attend as a group with more than 10 people, please contact us so that we can plan accordingly.  

June 8, 2024, 9 - 11 AM, Monarch Park, Markham

  • Waterbridge Lane & Longwater Chase. Meet at the Playground.

June 22, 2024, 9 - 11 AM, Austin Drive Park, Markham.

  • Meet on the sidewalk at Couperthwaite Cresent and Austin Drive.  

July 6, 2024, Details to be provided.  

July 20, 2024, Details to be provided.  

July 27, 2024, Details to be provided.  

August 10, 2024, Details to be provided.  

August 24, 2024, Details to be provided.  

September 7, 2024, Details to be provided.  

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