Junior Naturalists’ Blog

The Meadoway TFN Juniors on the Meadoway in Fall Oct 14th October 16, 2023 - The TFN Juniors enjoyed a wonderful morning Saturday Oct 14th, exploring the Meadoway in Fall at 19 Daventry Rd. So exciting to think of Toronto having this magnificent Pollinator corridor from the Don River to Rouge National Park. Our leader, Don Scallen brought  his Stickbugs for the kids to handle and taught us about spiders. Read More

Junior Naturalists outing on Aug 5, 2018 Upcoming Junior Naturalists Program May 24, 2023 - Children aged 6-14 are invited to join the TFN Juniors program. Every child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Events are monthly, usually on the second Saturday from 10am-12pm. We move around the city to enjoy the wildlife and discover new ravines and parks we may not have  explored before. Our program for Read More

Toronto Islands Junior Naturalists Event – Shadowland Theatre April 14, 2023 - All kids ages 6-14 are invited to Join us for a workshop with Shadowland Theater Company on Toronto island for tomorrow April 15th 10am-12pm. We will be dressing up in fantastic bird costumes, exploring the life cycles of some of native birds, and exploring how it feels to be a bird. A great way to kick off Read More

Snow on evergreen Winter Wildlife,  History and Ecological Restoration in the Lower Don Parklands – Junior Naturalists. March 5, 2023 - The TFN Juniors will gather at the foot of Beechwood Drive on March 18th at 10am for a two hour exploration of the Lower Don Parklands. We will experiment with some storytelling and learn the actual story of the industrial history and recent restoration efforts in this area. Please bring binoculars–cool birds hang out in Read More

Staghorn Sumac in Winter Junior Naturalists Event: Discover the Winter Birds and Owls of Downsview February 2, 2023 - Learn about the habitat restoration  that has allowed Birds of Prey to flourish there. Come explore the Winter birds and Owls of Downsview park with the program Co-ordinator from the Discovery Center, Jonathan D. This will take on Satuday, February 11th at 2:30 PM. Please note that this program is running in the afternoon, as this Read More

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