To establish yourself within the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet is to adhere to an eco-friendly lifestyle respectful of the environment and the natural heritage of our region.

Tree planting programs

Free Tree Giveaway

Every year, the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet aims to deliver free trees for as many residents as possible. Follow us on our Facebook page to stay up to date on the current events. For more information consult the Free Tree Giveaway webpage or write to to put your name next year's waiting list.

50 Million Tree Program

If you are interested in having a minimum of 500 trees planted, Forest Ontario has a program for you.

Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program

Through the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program, landowners who get their property classified as ‘Managed Forest’ pay 25% of the municipal tax rate set for residential properties.

Water protection

South Nation water Conservation

South Nation Conservation is a local agency whose mission is to ensure that the management of natural occurrences, natural resources, and human activity results in the protection or improvement of water resources. They are an important partner for the township in the protection of one of our rivers.

Drinking Water Source Protection

The Township of Alfred and Plantagenet's municipal drinking water sources are protected by a regional source water protection plan.

Weed Control

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs' website offers information on noxious weeds like list and tips for getting rid of them.

To remove your Noxious Weeds by a specialist, please contact Mr. Guy Cayer, Weed Inspector at 613-715-2196 or by email at

À la carte

You can consult the municipal natural characteristics with the À la carte application developed by the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. For example, you could determine the type of soil on your property, the extent of the migratory corridor that crosses our township as well as other important information relative to the natural heritage of the Municipality.