Junior Naturalists’ Blog

long-tailed duck, winter ducks, lake ontario, toronto Junior Naturalists – Winter Ducks event November 25, 2022 - The open waters of Lake Ontario and the Toronto shoreline  are a ‘vacation destination’ for many of our Boreal and Arctic nesting waterfowl. We get to see ducks in winter that aren’t here at other times of the year! Come join us at Colonel Sam Smith Park from 10:00 am till 12:00 pm on Saturday, Read More

TFN Juniors Explore ‘Colour in Plants’ Nov 12th November 14, 2022 - The TFN Juniors met on one of our first really cool days this fall, Saturday Nov 12th to explore the theme of colours in plants.  Using natural dyes from Goldenrod, Buckthorn berries, Walnut husks, Raspberries and Spinach, the Juniors prepared cotton, mordanted T-shirts for the dye bath. We were amazed at everyone’s creativity. Some people Read More

TFN Juniors watch Salmon by Highland Creek October 17, 2022 - 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

TFN Juniors Fall 2022 Program August 30, 2022 - 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

TFN Juniors January – March 2022 Winter Program December 28, 2021 - Hello Junior Naturalist Friends! Please join us on the following three Saturday mornings 10am-12pm for our Winter 2022 TFN Juniors’ Program! January 15th: We will meet at Tommy Thompson Park for a hike and Treasure hunts on the Spit. The goal is to reach the ‘Red Bridge’ — a lengthy walk, but folks can turn back Read More

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