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Tree Appreciation Day

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Sidney’s second annual Tree Appreciation Day is coming up on Saturday, October 16, 2021! Want to get involved? Here's how!

Tree Appreciation Giveaway
**Registration Required**
Pick up from Town Hall October 12 - 15, 2021

What better way to celebrate Tree Appreciation Day than by planting a tree! Registration for a tree is now open. Once you have registered for a tree, you can come by Sidney Town Hall during the week of October 12 - 15 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm to pick up your tree. The following trees are available (1 per household, while supplies last):

  • Pacific Crabapple
  • Red Alder
  • Garry Oak
  • Cascara
  • Big-leaf maple
  • Black Hawthorn

Please note that there are limited quantities available (10 of each tree), so if you are interested in a specific kind, please register early. If you are unable to pick up your tree from Town Hall during the week of October 12-15, please contact the Town to arrange for pick up on October 16 from 10 am - 1 pm at Melville Park.

To register for a tree, visit: SidneyTreeGiveaway.eventbrite.ca

We will also be giving away free Douglas Fir saplings on a first come, first served basis - no registration required! The Douglas Fir saplings will be available for pickup throughout the week of October 12 -15 at Town Hall from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. If there are extras, they will be available for pickup during the Tree Appreciation Day planting event on Saturday, October 16 from 10 am - 1 pm at Melville Park.


Tree Planting in Melville Park
**Registration Required**
Saturday, October 16, 2021
9:45 am - 1:00 pm

The Greater Victoria Green Team, in partnership with the Town of Sidney, is hosting a tree planting event in Melville Park, with over 40 trees to be planted!

If you would like to participate in the tree planting process, visit the Greater Victoria Green Team’s event page to register for the event. Space is limited due to COVID-19 restrictions, so if you are interested in participating, please register early. The Greater Victoria Green Team will provide all the necessary tools as well as packaged refreshments.

To register for the event, visit: meetup.com/Greater-Victoria-Green-Team/events/280758091/



Contact Information

If you have any further questions about Sidney's Tree Appreciation Day and Giveaway, please contact the Town's Climate Action Coordinator:
Kira Gill-Maher