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Tree Appreciation Day

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Sidney’s first ever Tree Appreciation Day was held on Saturday, November 14, 2020! Here's how we celebrated. Stay tuned for details about Tree Appreciation Day 2021.

Tree Sapling Giveaway
Saturday, November 14, 2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Volunteers from the community will assist the Town with handing out 60 Garry oak and 180 coastal Douglas-fir tree saplings to Sidney residents (1 sapling per person, while supplies last).
  • Look for the tent outside Rathdown Park on Calvin Avenue, near the intersection of Calvin Ave & Bowerbank Road, to pick up a sapling!
  • Mask wearing is encouraged and appreciated.


Tree Planting in Rathdown Park
*Registration Required*
Saturday, November 14, 2020
9:45 am - 11:45 am

  • The Greater Victoria Green Team, in partnership with the Town of Sidney, is organizing a tree planting event in Rathdown Park.
  • Approximately 20 trees are to be planted, including a mix of native coastal Douglas-fir, western redcedar and western hemlock, as well as ‘Eddie's White Wonder’ dogwood and Pacific Sunset Maple.
  • The Greater Victoria Green Team will provide all the necessary tools as well as packaged refreshments.
  • Registration through the Greater Victoria Green Team’s website is required to participate in the event. More information on the tree-planting event and a link to register can be found on the Greater Victoria Green Team’s website. Space is limited due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Contact Information

If you have any further questions about Sidney's Tree Appreciation Day, please contact:
Parks Department
250-656-1034
engineeringservices@sidney.ca