When did you get started?

While our team has been planting trees across Alberta and beyond for years, Project Forest was formally established in 2020 to create a community of businesses who are passionate about helping us capture carbon naturally by building forests in our own backyards.

We’ve partnered with conservation groups and private landowners to afforest large areas of land. Working closely with silviculture foresters at Tree Time Services, we develop site specific plans and utilize the largest privately held seed bank in Alberta to ensure the correct seed and species are used to plant trees in these areas.

Local businesses who want to help, provide funds that help cover the costs required to get these trees in the ground. The result is cleaner air and support of Alberta’s wildlife for generations to come.

Tree planting varies depending on the area and the time of year. Typically, planting occurs during the rainy season, when the soil provides the best conditions for tree survival.

Depending on the tier you select, you and your team will be able to get your hands dirty with us, which is a rewarding benefit in itself.

Site preparation costs cover seedlings, land prep and necessary equipment usage.

Our costs are locked in with suppliers throughout each step of the project to ensure we never spend more than budgeted for.

We plant extra trees.

For a list of tree species we plant, visit our Tree Species page.

Project Forest doesn’t use herbicides, pesticides or fungicides on any of our projects.

Not quite. Because we advise private landowners about reforestation projects and operate in the forestry consulting sector, we aren’t eligible to be registered as a charity. Therefore, Project Forest is registered as a tax-paying provincially-incorporated business.

Project Forest does not offer carbon credits, and doesn’t plan to. The goal of this program is to reduce carbon for future generations to come.

At the moment, yes, although we are currently looking at ways to start projects in provinces all over Canada.

We do not do any logging, only rewilding.