Tree Frog Forestry News

The First Annual Tree Planting Film Festival Breaks Ground in Vancouver

By Jayne Wright
The Runner
December 2, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Josh Lichti

The first ever tree planting film festival was about tree planters, by tree planters, and attended by — yep, you guessed it — tree planters. People filed into the Imperial for the festival on Nov. 14, which started with a friendly mixer followed by film screenings, live music, and dancing. The point of the night was to celebrate the industry, the community, and all of the unique aspects of tree planting that the outside world often doesn’t get the chance to experience. “Tree planting is an initiation into a new place in our lives. Through tree planting and the incredibly profound community of friends, we are opened up to something new. This is found in the space between trees,” says Tim Tchida, owner of Summit Reforestation and organizer of the festival.

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