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Do you know a Toronto high school student with a passion for nature and the environment?
TFN is thrilled to offer ten sponsorship grants for Toronto youth to attend the 2017 Ontario Nature Youth Summit for Biodiversity & Environment Leadership! To apply for sponsorship, students should complete the application process by July 28, 2017.
Thanks to substantial bequests generously entrusted to us over the years, the TFN is pleased to support member-driven initiatives just like this that further our mission to help people understand, enjoy, and protect nature in the city.
Please note: TFN Special Projects are not funded by membership fees or general donations, but are only made possible by specifically designated donations and several substantial bequests we have received over the years.
July Photo Spotlight
Flat Backed Millipede by Ken Sproule
Caterpillars and Plastic Bags - Good News!
Posted July 2017
A developmental biologist and amateur beekeeper has come up with a new way to get rid of used plastic bags: Make waxworms eat them. Full article here
TBG Ravine Symposium
Posted June 2017
Early bird registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Ravine Symposium
at Toronto Botanical Garden! Spend the day enjoying tours, talks, panel discussions, and displays that explore the question "How do we restore ecological function to urban ravines?
TFN is very pleased to be a part of this interesting and important event. We'll be leading a few morning hikes, hosting a display, and more than a few panelists and speakers are TFN members. Hope to see you there!
Warning: Avoid the Scarborough Bluffs
Posted June 2017
Since April approximately 15 significant landslides have occurred along the Scarborough Bluffs shoreline. As lake levels continue to rise the Bluffs will continue to erode and additional landslides are predicted to occur. TRCA has closed access to the shoreline because of the risk to public safety is a significant and real concern.
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