Delta's Urban Reforestation Project
Nov 12, 2015
Our trees protect us—let's protect our trees!
Did you know that the trees in our parks, forests, and backyards clean our air, reduce noise pollution, shade us from UV-B exposure, and prevent storm water runoff? They provide our residents with substantial health benefits, beautiful parks and gardens, and they do it all for free!
Urban Reforestation Project
It's time to give back. Delta Council has initiated the Urban Reforestation Project to increase the tree canopy in our community, growing our urban forest.
Over the course of five years, 5,000 trees will be planted in Delta’s parks, boulevards, and medians, 67% of which will be native species with lifespans from 50-100 years.
What can you do?
As well as following the Tree Protection and Regulation Bylaws, you can help increase Delta's tree canopy too—plant a tree with the Trees for Tomorrow program!
Simply choose one or two trees from our list of eligible trees and commit to watering the new trees after planting. The rest is on us.
Improving your community doesn’t get any easier.
Visit Delta.ca/Trees to learn more about the Urban Reforestation Project and the Trees for Tomorrow program, as well as the Tree Protection and Regulation Bylaw.