May 27, 2015

Research Programs

The Foundation has also contributed to numerous research programs. In 2013 - 2014 fiscal year, the Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation contributed to the following projects:
  • Veterans Memorial Parkway Project ($121,528) —Tree planting and commemorative signs along
    highway in London
  • Green Roofs for Healthy Cities ($58,000) — Community green infrastructure planning and evaluation project
  • Vineland Research ($20,000) — funding of new research chair position to assist industry
  • Skills Canada ($3,500) — Ontario Skills Canada competition – horticultural sector
  • Trees for Life ($28,850) — Stated goal of TFL fund is to achieve 40 per cent urban tree cover
  • Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation ($5,000) — Integration of tools and turf species to promote sustainability in residential lawns.