The Forest Gene Conservation Association works with partners across Ontario on recovery initiatives for Species at Risk and other Trees in Trouble. Our work to date has primarily focused on Butternut however we are working to build programs and partnerships with organizations doing work to benefit species across Ontario.
Provincially Listed as Species at Risk
- American chestnut
- Red mulberry
- Flowering dogwood
- Cucumber tree
- Hop tree
- Kentucky coffee tree
- Blue Ash
Other Trees in Trouble
- Elms University of Guelph Arboretum Elm Recovery Project
- Black walnut
Learn more about Species at Risk In Ontario
Collaborate with us.
Using science and applied research, we can continue to improve our understanding of seed development, health, and reintroduction. We are looking for researchers, practitioners and forest property owners to collaborate with us.