Sat, Aug 2 • RIVERDALE FARM – Nature Arts
Mon, Aug 4 • CABBAGETOWN & THE CEMETERIES – Heritage
Wed, Aug 6 • HIGH PARK – Evening Ramble
Thurs, Aug 7 • GUILDWOOD PARK – Trees & Nature
Sat, Aug 9 • CEDARVALE & NORDHEIMER RAVINES – Nature Walk
Sun, Aug 10 at 1:30 pm • CENTRAL WATERFRONT PARKS – Nature Walk
Leader: Richard Partington. Meet at the Princes' Gates at the south end of Strachan Ave to wander through Coronation Park, Little Norway Park and the Music Garden. If there is time we will visit Douglas Coupland's canoe, north of the Gardiner.
Tues, Aug 12 at 6:30 pm • COTTONWOOD FLATS – Evening Ramble
Leader: Scott Laver. Meet at the entrance to the Lower Don Trail at the bottom of Beechwood Dr next to the Police Dog Station. Walk or drive down the hill from O'Connor Dr, under the DVP. Parking available on Beechwood. Bring binoculars, sturdy footwear and water. A 90-minute circular walk along relatively flat paved and granular trails with no challenging terrain. An interpretive nature walk of a previous industrial and snow dump site in the Don Valley. Discussion of current and future restoration efforts in the area and identification of interesting natural heritage features.
Thurs, Aug 14 at 2:00 pm • MORNINGSIDE PARK – Nature Walk
Leader: Orval White. Meet by the washrooms west of the first parking lot for a 2 to 3 hour loop walk. If the pedestrian bridge is closed use the second parking lot around the corner. Entrance to the park is on the west side of Morningside Ave south of Ellesmere Rd and north of Kingston Rd.
Sat, Aug 16 • LESLIE STREET SPIT – Birds
Sun, Aug 17 at 2:00 pm • SKY & WATER – Lost Rivers
Leaders: Helen Mills and friends. Meet on the southwest corner of Dufferin St and Castlefield Ave. Including the story of an astronomical conservatory on the drumlin at the height of land between the Don and Humber watersheds. A joint outing with Toronto Green Community.
Tues, Aug 19 • CEDARVALE RAVINE – Evening Ramble
Thurs, Aug 21 • TREES & ARCHITECTURE – Nature & Heritage
Sat, Aug 23 at 10:00 am • ALONG THE LAKESHORE – Nature Walk
Leader: Ed Freeman. Meet at Queen's Quay Terminal building at the foot of York St next to the York St Slip. Bring lunch and water. We will end at Humber Bay Park.
Sun, Aug 24 • LOWER HUMBER – Nature Walk
Tues, Aug 26 • MARITA PAYNE PARK – Birds & Butterflies
Sat, Aug 30 • SMALL'S CREEK – Nature Walk
Sun, Aug 31 • HIGH PARK – Tales of the Familiar – Story Telling