Celebrate Ravine Days

Celebrate Ravine Days, October 2-11, with ten days of events to enjoy! Check out The Oculus Exhibit in South Humber Park, catch story time with best-selling children’s author Pamela Hickman, take a ravine ride in Thorncliffe, learn about Neighbourwoods with Dr. Danijela Puric-Mladenovic and so much more. View the Full Calendar of Events On October Read More

Upcoming TNS Information Sessions

Hot on the heels of Bob Kortright’s write up in the September issue of our newsletter (pg. 20), our friend’s at Toronto Nature Stewards have recently announced upcoming information sessions for people interested in becoming Lead Stewards! Two identical sessions will be held: a morning session on September 14th and an evening session on September Read More

40 Days Done

by Jason Ramsay-Brown TFN hit a major milestone today: all of our newsletter back issues are finally available online! Frequent visitors to our site will have watched this unfold in real time over the last few weeks with our 40 Years in 40 Days initiative. For those who missed it, from July 2 to August Read More

40 Years in 40 Days

The first issue of our newsletter rolled off the press September, 1938, a modest two page affair celebrating a Member’s discovery of a yellow rail’s nest in Holland Marsh (a Canadian first!), voicing concern over invasive goatsbeard, and offering up a recipe for Chickadee Pudding (no, not pudding made of chickadee). While restrictions during the Read More

Golf lands to nature? Please say yes

The City of Toronto wants your feedback on future use of Toronto’s five City-operated golf courses: Tam O’Shanter, Scarlett Woods, Humber Valley, Don Valley, and Dentonia. Your responses will help inform Parks, Forestry, and Recreation’s 2021 Golf Course Operations Sourcing Strategy, destined for City Council later this year. This survey will close on July 12, Read More

Toronto Field Naturalists wishes to acknowledge this Land through which we walk. For thousands of years, the Land has been shared by the Wendat, the Haudenosaunee, and the Anishinaabe. Toronto is situated on the Land within the Toronto Purchase, Treaty 13, the traditional and treaty Lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. This territory is also part of the Dish with One Spoon Wampum, a covenant agreement between Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Wendat peoples and allied nations to peaceably share the land and all its resources. Today, the Land is home to peoples of numerous nations. We are all grateful to have the opportunity to continue to care for and share the beauty of this Land.