Saint-Eustache fight climate change by planting an additional 800 trees

As part of the Major greening plan, the City of Saint-Eustache announced on August 22, 2022 the planting of 800 additional trees in the street right-of-way ( strip of land) belonging to the City, in front or laterally of private properties that do not already have a tree.

This operation will be used to combat urban heat islands, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote biodiversity. By increasing the forest cover in this way, the City is taking concrete action to increase its canopy index and, consequently, to fight against global warming, which requires immediate, concrete and targeted actions. Owners of priority residences will be notified by letter and will be able to indicate their preferences from among a variety of tree species selected by the City for their environmental and aesthetic qualities. All relevant information is available on the City’s website at


Take a look at the
featured Local Savings
at the bottom of this page!

“In addition to being one of the most effective ways to fight climate change, it has also been proven that trees help reduce air conditioning costs and reduce stress, in addition to acting on the behavior of drivers who, in tree-lined streets, are inclined to slow down. As a final benefit, properties with trees generally have a higher resale value than non-treed properties. “, said the mayor of Saint-Eustache, Pierre Charron.

 “Over the next four years, we will plant more than 4,000 trees on Eustachian territory,” said municipal councilor and president of the Environment and Beautification Commission, Isabelle Lefebvre. “Already this year, in addition to these 800 trees, we have planted 500 new trees in municipal parks and distributed 120 trees free of charge to citizens. That’s 1,420 more trees to green our city. “, she added.

“My symbolic tree” contest

In addition to being beneficial for the environment, this new contest can also have a symbolic value. The City of Saint-Eustache invites the new owners of these trees to give them a personal meaning. Whether it’s the commemoration of a milestone event or the beginning of a project close to their hearts (marriage, birth, new job, etc.), they are invited to explain to the city by email the meaning that it is sent to A draw will take place on November 18, 2022 among the participants. Two winners will win a $500 gift card redeemable in Eustachian nurseries.