Thurs, Sept 4 • WILD URBAN PLANTS (weeds) Part 1 – Nature Walk
Sat, Sept 6 • WARD'S ISLAND – Nature Arts
Tues, Sept 9 at 10:00 am • THORNCLIFFE PARK – Wild Urban Plants (weeds) Part 2
Leader: Miles Hearn. Meet at the southeast corner of Eglinton Ave E and Brentcliffe Rd (just east of Laird Dr). We will explore the Thorncliffe Park industrial area looking at spontaneous plants growing with zero maintenance. We will finish at a TTC stop near East York Town Centre on Overlea Blvd. Morning only.
Sat, Sept 13 • WEST DEANE & HEATHERCREST PARKS – Nature & History
Sun, Sept 14 • WARD'S ISLAND - Nature Walk
Thurs, Sept 18 at 10:00 am • COLONEL SAMUEL SMITH PARK – Nature Walk
Leader: Kerry Adams. Meet at the bus stop opposite Tim Horton's at Humber College Lakeshore campus in the park (one stop prior to the turnaround for Kipling 44 bus). Morning only.
Sat, Sept 20 • E T SETON PARK & THE FORKS OF THE DON – Nature Walk
Sun, Sept 21 at 11:00 am • READING THE DON – LOST RIVER'S 4th BLOCKBUSTER POETRY WALK
Leaders: poets Maureen Scott Harris, Maureen Hynes, Anita Lahey, Nick Power and Dilys Leman. A walk along the Lower Don as the poet leaders read its history, what it has become and what lies in store for it. Meet at entrance to Riverdale Park at St Matthews Clubhouse, south end of Riverdale Pk, west side of Broadview Ave, across from Langley Ave, 3 blocks north of Gerrard St. A joint outing with Toronto Green Community.
Thurs, Sept 25 • EDWARDS GARDENS & WILKET CREEK – Birds & Insects
Sat, Sept 27 • EAST DON PARKLANDS – Fall Wildflowers & Salmon
Sun, Sept 28 at 1:00 pm • TAYLOR CREEK PARK – Nature Walk
Leader: Dianne Dietrich. Meet outside Victoria Park subway station for a circular walk. We'll go west following the creek to approximately Coxwell area and return using the hydro corridor. Suggest binoculars and footwear for muddy or uneven paths. Duration about 3 hours.
Wed, Oct 1 • GOLDIE FELDMAN RESERVE, HAPPY VALLEY FOREST – Nature Walk