Winter Wildlife, History and Ecological Restoration in the Lower Don Parklands – Junior Naturalists. March 5, 2023 - The TFN Juniors will gather at the foot of Beechwood Drive on March 18th at 10am for a two hour exploration of the Lower Don Parklands. We will experiment with some storytelling and learn the actual story of the industrial history and recent restoration efforts in this area. Please bring binoculars–cool birds hang out in Read More
Junior Naturalists Event: Discover the Winter Birds and Owls of Downsview February 2, 2023 - Learn about the habitat restoration that has allowed Birds of Prey to flourish there. Come explore the Winter birds and Owls of Downsview park with the program Co-ordinator from the Discovery Center, Jonathan D. This will take on Satuday, February 11th at 2:30 PM. Please note that this program is running in the afternoon, as this Read More
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
Check out our Junior Naturalists’ Blog archive for more posts!