Ontario Place is being redeveloped, including the public parkland areas. Now is your chance to choose between options for five zones along the waterfront, including the water’s edge, the marina and the cove. Project designers are asking the public to choose between more natural and less natural options for each zone. The online survey takes Read More
In the Blog: For Members
What TFN does in a year
Interested in learning what TFN accomplishes in a year? Check out this three minute video, presented at our Annual General Meeting on October 20th, 2022! Read More
TFN Juniors watch Salmon by Highland Creek
The TFN Juniors spent a wonderful fall morning on October 15th with Alan Colley of Toronto Aboriginal Eco Tours as we explored Highland Creek at Colonel Danforth Park and experienced the salmon run together. At the beginning of our gathering, Alan gathered us around a ‘Four Directions’ mat. Each of the squares of the grid Read More
A unique October walk in partnership with Lost Rivers and The Bentway.
Lost Rivers: The Bentway and Garrison Common – Past Present Future – Stories of the Garrison Common and the creeks surrounding Old Fort York. A few months ago we were approached by The Bentway regarding an upcoming art exhibition they were planning, our discussions led to our president, Ellen Schwartzel, giving the artists Striped Canary Read More
City-Wide Celebration of Stewardship and Volunteering
Toronto Field Naturalists along with the Toronto Nature Stewards and A Park for All will be taking part in city-wide celebration of stewardship and volunteering event on Saturday, October 1st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The event will take place at the Middle Mill Stewardship site located at 44 Beechwood Drive, Toronto. This will Read More
TFN Annual Financial Statements Released
TFN Members are invited to review our most recent Financial Statements (June 30, 2022), prepared by Peter W. Hogg, Chartered Professional Accountant. These include our statements of financial position, fund operations and cash flows. Download 2022 TFN Financial Statement Read More
TFN Juniors Fall 2022 Program
Hello TFN Juniors Members Looking forward to seeing you all at our fabulous Fall 2022 TFN Juniors events! We will meet monthly, on Saturday morning 10am-12pm. We are not always at the same location but move around to see what the wildlife is up to and to explore new green spaces in our wonderful city. Read More
Toronto Star opinion piece by TFN President, Ellen Schwartzel.
The Toronto Star has today published an opinion piece by our president, Ellen Schwartzel titled “Toronto’s parklands require more care, protection and expansion”. Below is a link to the opinion piece. https://tfngo.to/aug21star Read More
Could Toronto Oaks Become Yet Another Endangered Tree?
by David Wallace Barr In recent months we have seen some troubling headlines south of the border. “Oak trees in the Mid-Atlantic region are dying. Here’s why.” – the Washington Post (Nov 25, 2021. “Why White Oak Trees on Route 1 Are Dying” – The Hyattsville Wire (Dec 17, 2019). “Essential tree species facing decline” Read More
Public walks are back.
We are happy to be able to offer public walks again. Starting in July 2022, we will start offering one public walk per month. Our July public walk will take place on July 7th in Woodbine and Ashbridge’s Bay Parks and will be lead by Bob Kortright. This will be a nature and heritage walk. Read More