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Perched raptor

Notes From Junior Naturalists Event On Oct 13th

We hope all of the Junior Naturalists who came to Rosetta McClain Gardens on October 13th had a great time! Special thanks to TFN members Betty McCulloch for showing us how to tag, weigh, and age butterflies, and Bob Kortright for introducing us to the Hawk Watch, and helping us learn why birds of prey Read More

CFMP Volunteer, Agneta

CFMP 2018 Wrap Up

The second year of our Cottonwood Flats Monitoring Project is officially at an end. From coyote dens in April to the asters of October, it was an interesting year to be sure. On behalf of our entire community, many thanks to our members who, combined, volunteered 107 hours of time to the project this year! Read More

View of the Don Valley and downtown from Leaside bridge

Municipal Election Kit from ProtectNatureTO

Election Day is only a couple of weeks away. What will your local candidates do to preserve biodiversity and natural heritage in Toronto? As a founding member of ProtectNatureTO (PNTO), we’d like to encourage everyone to make use of this 2018 Election Kit. Find out what your local candidates will do to preserve biodiversity and Read More

TFN Kanopy Pick - Learning to See: The World Of Insects

Kanopy pick for October

Our Kanopy pick for October is Learning to See: The World of Insects. Winner of the Neapolitan Award (Naples International Film Festival), and the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Learning to See explores the life of naturalist Robert Oelman, his transformation from psychologist to nature photographer, and his Read More

Cover of October 2018 TFN Newsletter

October 2018 Newsletter now available

Features in the October issue include: The Challenge of Invasive Plants; Tree of the Month: Tulip-tree; Toronto’s Native Buttercups; The Connected Naturalist: Song Sleuth; plus all the regular reports, news, and notices! Read More

Walk Leader Training, Sept 23, 2018

Notes from our Hike Leader Training Outing

Yesterday proved a perfect time for our Hike Leader Training Outing in Taylor Creek Park – the weather was warm, the trails were busy, and fall flowers were abloom in all directions! The perfect complements to a 5km stroll full of lively discussion. Our most sincere thanks to all of the enthusiastic TFN Members who Read More

Annual garbage cleanup at the Todmorden Mills Wildflower Preserve

City Survey on Single-use and Takeaway Items

The City of Toronto is seeking feedback on approaches to reduce single-use and takeaway items and needs your input! Feedback will be accepted until October 28, 2018. The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete, and starts with relevant background information before asking questions for feedback. Take this survey now Read More

Scadding Cabin during TFN Junior Naturalists outing on Sept 8, 2018

Notes from Junior Naturalists Event on Sept 8th

Thanks to all the Junior Naturalists who came to Scadding Cabin on September 8th! We hope that you enjoyed tagging Monarchs with the TFN Butterfly Whisperer, Margaret McRae, and learning about the important relationships between our native plants and butterflies! Keep on learning with the following: The Story of the Butterfly (video, library card required Read More

TFN Finanicals prepared by Peter Hogg, CPA

TFN Annual Financial Statements Released

TFN Members are invited to review our most recent Financial Statements (June 30, 2018), prepared by Peter W. Hogg, Chartered Professional Accountant. These include our statements of financial position, fund operations and cash flows. Download 2018 TFN Financial Statement Read More

Cover of September 2018 TFN Newsletter

September 2018 Newsletter now available

Features in the September issue include: Toronto Vines: Gourd Family; The Connected Naturalist: PlantSnap; Q&A: Hawk Watching; Updates on the TFN Outreach Program & Junior Naturalists Program; plus all the regular reports, news, and notices! Read More