Toronto Field Naturalists  –  Enjoy and preserve nature with us!
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Our Mission: Toronto Field Naturalists connects people with nature in the Toronto area.
We help people understand, enjoy, and protect Toronto's green spaces and the species that inhabit them.
 
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Toronto Field Naturalists
2-2449 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, M4P 2E7

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Treaty Acknowledgement
The Toronto Field Naturalists wish to acknowledge this land through which we walk. For thousands of years it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississauga of the Credit River. Today it is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to be on this land.

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August Photo Spotlight
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Dekay's Brown Snake by Lydia Wong
See You at the CNE!
TFN will be at Scadding Cabin (near the wind turbine) during the CNE to demonstrate tagging monarchs and explain how to raise them. TFM members will be there from 2-4 pm on Thursday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 28. Margaret McRae, who heads the team of TFN members that raise monarchs each year, will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips.
Taylor Creek Park Survey
The City of Toronto is working to create a new management plan for Taylor Creek Park. The City has recently released an online survey and interactive mapping activity to gain feedback from the public to inform the creation of this management plan. Feedback will be collected until August 17th.
Additional information on this project can be found here.
Youth Summit Scholarships
TFN will sponsor five young people (Grades 9 -12) from the GTA to attend Ontario Nature's Youth Summit for Biodiversity and Environmental Leadership, Sept 21-23, at YMCA Geneva Park in Orillia. Scholarship includes transportation.
Applications for the scholarship (worth $350) can be found here.
Lyme Disease
Remember that Lyme Disease continues to be problem in Ontario and your best defence is knowing the proper measures to protect yourself. Check out Toronto Public Health's Lyme Disease page, or call 416-338-7600, for the latest information on the disease and the ticks that transmit it.