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 project and program

1 to 10,000 Tree Project

1 to 10,000 Tree Project is an initiative to plant thousands of trees in the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet. For more information or to put your name on the waiting list for trees, please write to:

50 Million Tree Program

If you are interested in having a minimum of 500 trees planted, Forest Ontario as 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 activities results in the protection or improvement of water resources. They are a 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 United Counties of Prescott and Russell employ a Weed Inspector that can inform you about noxious weeds as well as the best way to destroy them.

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

To remove your Noxious Weeds by a specialist, please contact Mister 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.