Thanks to Tree Trust and the Echo Foundation for making the “Tree of the Year” initiative possible again this year. We are grateful for the donated draw prize from Magic Pebble Books, downtown Elora.

Centre Wellington

We are so pleased to announce the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce will be recognizing the Tree of the Year 2023 Black Walnut at their annual Awards of Excellence event.

Tree of the Year nominations are now open for 2024!

Centre Wellington’s Tree of the Year winner 2023 is the beautiful Black Walnut in Fergus… [read more]
Black Walnut
249 Garafraxa St E, Fergus

Approximately 120-130 years old
DBH: 95.5 cm Height: 21 m Canopy: 30 m Carbon Stored: 5.3 ton Storm Water Intercepted: 23,518 L


Stratford-Perth’s Tree of the Year winner 2023 is the iconic Sugar Maple behind the Stratford Intermediate School… [Read more]
Sugar Maple
60 St Andrew St, Stratford

Approximately 100-120 years old
DBH: 91 cm Height: 23 m Carbon Stored: 3.5 ton Storm water intercepted: 21,209 L

Toronto Island Community

Toronto Island Community 2023 Tree of the Year winner is the majestic Scots Pine. Watch the interview by Prof. Pricklethorn with the winner!
Approximately 100 years old
DBH: 96 cm Height: 27 m Carbon Stored: 2.5 ton

Waterloo Region

Are you looking to nominate a tree in this area? Submit to [email protected]. To nominate a tree, submit a photo or drawing with up to 150 words describing why it deserves to be crowned “Tree of the Year.”

Waterloo Region’s Tree of the Year winner 2023 is a beautiful Bur Oak! You can continue to learn more about this impactful tree here.


Meaford’s Tree of the Year winner 2023 is a majestic Sycamore in Beautiful Joe Park [read more]

Town of Blue Mountains

Town of Blue Mountains Tree of the Year winner 2023 is a 200+ year old Sugar Maple on the Georgian Trail.

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