Mon, July 20 at 11:00 am. • TODMORDEN MILLS WILDFLOWER PRESERVE & HISTORIC SITE IN THE DON RIVER VALLEY – Pan Am Games Walk
Leaders: Vivienne Denton and Margaret McRae. Join with the Toronto Field Naturalists for a pleasant stroll through the Todmorden Mills Wildflower Preserve and historic mill site in the Don River Valley for a walk of historical and natural interest.
Meet at Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Road, down the hill from Broadview Avenue, at the beginning of the pedestrian bridge at the end of the red brick road. Get off any bus from Broadview subway station at Mortimer Avenue and walk down Pottery Road to the site. If you drive, there is free parking on site.
Tues, July 21 • LAVENDER CREEK & SMYTHE PARK – Nature & Heritage
Thurs, July 23 • FOREST HILL/SPADINA DITCH – Evening Ramble
Sat, July 25 • EARL BALES PARK & THE WEST DON RIVER –– Nature Walk
Sun, July 26 at 1:00 pm • L'AMOREAUX NORTH PARK & PASSMORE FOREST – Nature Walk
Leader: Jason Ramsay-Brown. Meet at the southwest corner of the parking lot at L'Amoreaux Community Recreation Centre (2000 McNicoll Ave) by the steep staircase down to the park. Learn about local history and natural heritage as we take a 2 km circular walk around the pond and through Passmore Forest. Some short inclines and uneven trails. Bring water, camera, binoculars, and a snack if you like.
Tues, July 28 • GUILDWOOD PARK TO DORIS MCCARTHY TRAIL – History & Local Lore
Wed, July 29 • JIM BAILLIE NATURE RESERVE – Nature Walk
Thurs, July 30 • MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY – Evening Ramble
Sat, Aug 1 • MUSIC GARDEN – Nature Arts
Sun, Aug 2 • LOWER HUMBER RIVER – Nature Walk
Mon, Aug 3 • WEST DON VALLEY – Nature Walk
Tues, Aug 4 • ROSETTA MCLAIN GARDENS – Evening Ramble
Wed, Aug 5 • EGLINTON FLATS – Nature & Heritage
Thurs, Aug 6 • G ROSS LORD PARK – Nature Walk
Sat, Aug 8 at 1:30 pm • CHESTERTON SHORES TO THE ROUGE – Nature Walk
Leader: Joanne Doucette. Meet outside the entrance to the Rouge Hill GO station. Take a guided walk with a naturalist along Toronto's own coast. Learn about the birds, flowers, rocks while enjoying great views with plenty of outlooks and benches along the Waterfront Trail. We will walk to the Rouge Marsh and back (about 5 km). Family friendly but no dogs please. Bring binoculars. The trail is wide, paved and easy with gentle slopes and no stairs. Access information for GO Transit call 416-869-3200. For TTC info call 416-393-4636
Sun, Aug 9 • TODMORDEN MILLS/BRICKWORKS – Pollinators
Wed, Aug 12 • WILKET CREEK PARK – Trees & Nature
Thurs, Aug 13 • GLEN AMES RAVINE – Evening Ramble
Sat, Aug 15 • GLENDON CAMPUS – Heritage & Trees
Sun, Aug 16 at 2:00 pm • FOXWELL ALLOTMENT GARDENS, "TORONTO CARRYING PLACE", SMYTHE PARK – Lost Rivers
Leaders: Helen Mills and friends. Meet at Jane St and Woolner Ave. Explore an indigenous trade route, a remnant of oak savannah, wetland restorations and water birds. Walk will end at Jane St and Alliance Ave. A joint outing with Toronto Green Community.
Wed, Aug 19 • YORK CEMETERY – Trees
Thurs, Aug 20 at 6:30 pm • HIGH PARK – Evening Ramble
Leader: Wendy Rothwell. Meet at the park entrance at Bloor St W and High Park Ave for a circular walk.
Sat, Aug 22 • ROUGE PARK – Nature Walk
Sun, Aug 23 • CENTRAL WATERFRONT PARKS – Nature Walk
Tues, Aug 25 • MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY – Trees & Horticulture
Thurs, Aug 27 • WOODBINE PARK & EASTERN BEACHES – Evening Ramble
Sat, Aug 29 • PINE HILLS CEMETERY – Trees
Sun, Aug 30 • YELLOW & MUD CREEKS – Nature Walk