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Winter Walks November 21, 2021 - The walks advisory committee and walks coordination team is working hard to put together a good selection of walks for members this winter. Please be sure to check the Walks Page each month for the walks list. In the preparation of going out for walks this winter be it on one of our guided walks, Read More The British Library Needs You! November 13, 2021 - The Unlocking Our Sounds Heritage project at the British Library is looking for Ontario naturalists to help enrich their wildlife audio collections! A set of 36 cassette tapes recorded between 2006-2007 was sent to the library, capturing the sounds of wildlife in places like Algonquin Provincial Park, Claireville Dam and Backus Woods. They’re now looking Read More Special Invitation in Crothers Woods November 4, 2021 - City of Toronto, Forestry is planning a natural surface trail wayfinding pilot project in Crothers Woods, Sun Valley and Cottonwood Flats. This will see installation of wayfinding signage throughout the area to improve trail user experience and tie into the larger Toronto Park & Trails Wayfinding Strategy and the Toronto 360 Wayfinding Strategy. TFN Members Read More Another Successful AGM October 15, 2021 - TFN held our 2021 Annual General Meeting over Zoom on October 14. It was wonderful to see so many happy Members out celebrating another amazing year! If you want to catch up on what TFN accomplished since our last AGM (Oct 2020 – Oct 2021), look no further than this short video: For a deeper Read More Celebrate Ravine Days September 28, 2021 - 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 A shot in the dark September 20, 2021 - Toronto photographer Andrew Budziak sets a photographic trap to catch urban wildlife in action – and his efforts pay off with one really outstanding image. Our favourite part, however, is what happens between 3:32-3:45 ; ) Read More TFN Juniors In-Person/Zoom Fall 2021 Saturday Mornings 10am-12pm September 9, 2021 - Hello Friends of the TFN Juniors, Super-excited to be able to meet in person again to explore and enjoy nature together, Fall 2021! We will gather as in pre-pandemic times, monthly, on a Saturday morning 10am-12pm for interactive activities, games and sharing at various places around Toronto. Please join us (kids ages 6-14, accompanied by Read More Upcoming TNS Information Sessions September 2, 2021 - 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 August 10, 2021 - 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 Dealing with invasives at the Flats August 7, 2021 - Yesterday morning, TFN stewards converged on Cottonwood Flats to help reduce the spread of invasive tansy! Special thanks to the City of Toronto’s Natural Environment and Community Programs (Urban Forestry) for inviting & hosting us, providing tools & expertise, and hauling away the dozens of kilos of tansy flowers we clipped! Such a wonderful opportunity Read More
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