Certified Arborists

Certified Arborists

UFORA works with homeowners, builders, engineering firms and other professionals to provide expertise in tree management and restoration. We create arborist reports, ravine stewardship plans, tree protection plans, and invasive species management plans to satisfy government authorities and provide a management plan of the site for the long term.

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Tree Planting

Tree Planting

UFORA can help you implement a vision to regenerate neighborhood green space and urban forests, or just plant a tree on your lawn. We facilitate community tree planting in various projects – from working with individuals; to school and community groups; to organizing corporate events. Let us coordinate the trees and equipment so all you have to do is plant.

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Ravine Stewardship

Ravine Stewardship

With Toronto ravines in a threat of ecological collapse, UFORA strives to deliver a wide range of consulting and contract services to private homeowners, municipalities, community groups and consultants. We focus on the specific site conditions of the local area and incorporate natural materials into the site design to provide habitat for animals and rebuild degraded soils

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News and Events

What Can We Do About Invasive Plants?
By Cerina Van / October 22, 2021

What Can We Do About Invasive Plants?

Article by M.L. Bream published by the Toronto Star on Saturday, September 4, 2021.

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City Council has Voted to Save the Great Red Oak!
By Cerina Van / February 26, 2021

City Council has Voted to Save the Great Red Oak!

Thanks to the donations from 1,300 individual donors and supporters like Edith George, the Toronto Police Service, the Association for...

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Walk in the Nordheimer Ravine
By Cerina Van / February 1, 2021

Walk in the Nordheimer Ravine

Last fall, owner of UFORA, Stephen Smith conducted a guided tour of the Nordheimer Ravine in Toronto, featuring the projects...

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Donate to the Historic Red Oak
By Cerina Van / September 23, 2020

Donate to the Historic Red Oak

In contribution to campaign efforts, Filip Vukcevic, a Canadian cinematographer, has created this short film to capture the history that...

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Preserving a 250 + Year Old Red Oak Tree in Toronto
By Cerina Van / August 27, 2020

Preserving a 250 + Year Old Red Oak Tree in Toronto

Conceptual rendering from the City of Toronto. Under the Forests Ontario's Heritage Tree Program, the red oak (Quercus rubra) located...

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Pandemic Planting!
By Cerina Van / July 29, 2020

Pandemic Planting!

Early in the pandemic, Urban Forest Associates took immediate steps to do our part in preventing the transmission of COVID-19...

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Globe and Mail Article: Mistaken identi-tree
By Cerina Van / July 3, 2020

Globe and Mail Article: Mistaken identi-tree

Globe and Mail article by Peter Kuitenbrouwer, Journalist with a master's degree in Forest Conservation, University of Toronto.

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The Great Red Oak
By Cerina Van / May 12, 2020

The Great Red Oak

Award winning, Edith George shares her passion for heritage tree protection. This short film showcases the beauty and heritage value...

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Tree Service Canada Article: Tree protection produces $6 for every $1 by Pat Kerr
By Cerina Van / February 20, 2020

Tree Service Canada Article: Tree protection produces $6 for every $1 by Pat Kerr

Tree protection in practice during a construction project taken by UFORA.

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Film Release: Eco-Highway
By ssmith / December 19, 2019

Film Release: Eco-Highway

Pinegrove Productions has released a new film that takes a look at how a new highway construction project affects the...

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Urban Forest Associates Inc. (UFORA) is a professional Toronto-based urban forestry firm established in 1993 that helps individual homeowners, municipalities, professionals and community organizations improve the urban forests and natural habitats of southern Ontario. Visit our Services page to browse the various services we offer, or Contact Us today to discuss your requirements.

 

 


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Toronto ravines are being threatened by invasive species and soil erosion, so they need our help. With the proper knowledge and maintenance, it is possible to restore the natural landscaping of your deteriorating ravine space. 

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