How exciting for the TFN Juniors to be back together sharing our love of nature and joining in cool games and activities. This blog is a summary of our Fall events till November. You will find a few references scattered throughout. These are available at the Toronto Public Library and they will allow you to learn more and go deeper.
Sept 18th: Gathering at the Church of the Resurrection Pollinator Garden
A treasure hunt for fruits and seeds . . . and what we found!
Here is a recommended resource for learning more about the amazing variety of fruits that plants produce and the seeds that are in them.
Later, we captured Common Eastern Bumblebees, a Virginia Carpenter Bee, a Leafcutter bee, a Wool Carder Bee. and a Sweat Bee. Check out Bumblebeewatch to learn more about Bee ID.
October 16th: At Morningside Park
During a lull in the rain:
Recognizing Fungi gills, teeth, pores, stalks, rings and cups.
We found all different types of mushrooms–jelly, sac, shelf, gilled . . .
And we made spore prints at home
November 13th: Wasps!! On Zoom with Sandra and Andrew
And your art…