Welcome to Empress Acres

Welcome to Empress Acres

“This place is perfect!” said Alex Jay, our plantation manager, the first time he visited Vancouver Island, BC in the summer of 2016. The soil, temperature and rainfall on Vancouver Island are in the goldilocks zone for our Empress cold hybrid variety which was very...
Back to our Roots – How Empress Trees get started

Back to our Roots – How Empress Trees get started

It’s September and already the farmer team at World Tree are talking about next year’s trees. We plan nearly a year in advance of the planting season so that trees have time to grow to the right size and number. Empress Trees begin life in one of two ways. This year,...
Elizabeth May MP – Why Carbon Offsets Matter

Elizabeth May MP – Why Carbon Offsets Matter

World Tree invited Elizabeth May MP, Leader of the Green Party Canada, to join us at one of our Carbon Offset events to talk about the importance of carbon offsetting. Wendy Burton, CEO of World Tree, and Elizabeth May share a commitment to the environment and a love...

Money really does grow on trees

The economic and environmental benefits of timber investing

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