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 Carlton Street, Suite 1519
Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1J3
416-593-2656

Office hours: Friday 9:30am - 12:00pm

Welcome, Junior Naturalists!
View nature videos, download brain teasers, print nature scavenger hunt sheets, and get inspired to leave the screen behind and explore nature in our city.
Nature videos, just for you!
Check out our Junior Naturalists Playlist on YouTube to browse the great nature videos we've discovered. New ones are being added all the time! Subscribe to our channel now!
Nature Art, right from you!
"Butterfly" submitted by our Junior Naturalist Abbey, age 10!
Want to see your artwork on the Junior Naturalists' Art page? Send your nature art or photos to office@torontofieldnaturalists.org along with your name and age.
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In the early 1930s the TFN formed the Junior Field Naturalists' Club, a popular initiative that spent decades connecting Toronto's children with nature. Overnight trips, adventures in the halls of the ROM, lectures, nature walks, and a variety of other events and gatherings brought knowledgeable naturalists and youth together to help inspire a lifetime love for our natural world. Robert Bateman, one of Canada's most well-known painters, was a member in the 1940s and later became an instructor. Of the club he once said "it helped to form my heart and mind and soul," an inspiring testimony to its impact. The TFN Junior Naturalists Online Program is a rebirth of this important legacy, retooled for the 21st century.
 
TFN members enjoy many benefits: over 100 guided nature walks each year, 8 issues of our informative newsletter, citizen science and stewardship opportunities, lectures by noted experts, and so much more.

Memberships start at only $10! Learn more on our membership page.