Each year TFN offers its members eight free Zoom talks by noted experts, exploring everything from nature in the city to global environmental issues. Recent lectures have included Climate Change and Toronto’s Nature, Toronto’s Ravine Strategy, and Wetland Restoration And Management In Canada’s Largest City: 30 Years Of Lessons Learned And Adaptive Management. For more recordings of our past lectures please visit our lectures playlist on YouTube.

Talks are presented Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm, from September to May with audience discussion time. Visitors are always welcome and no admission fee is charged. Members can also access Zoom links for upcoming talks on the “For Members” web page, where recordings of past lectures are also available.

Toronto Skyline Climate Action: What We Can Do At HomeDate: Sep 08, 2024 @ 2:30Meeting Location: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81118686769?pwd=kYqYRKhqSUn19fZN2cPf3mHtdssaAx.1 Meeting ID: 811 1868 6769 Passcode: 623376 - Toronto is experiencing weather that is hotter, wetter, and wilder, and these conditions are expected to worsen. For instance, the average number of days with temperatures above 30° C has already increased from 8 in the 1950s to 18 per year today. (City Council report, March 13, 2024) Following last April’s expert panel on climate Read More

Close up of Don River The Don Mouth, RenaturalizedDate: Oct 06, 2024 @ 2:30Meeting Location: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87654897851?pwd=l74GTAHUL71AYIfJkCraVkVIwqLubd.1 Meeting ID: 876 5489 7851 Passcode: 046562 - The Don Mouth Naturalization and Port Lands Flood Protection Project is a precedent-setting undertaking to revitalize the mouth of the Don River. The project — now known as the Port Lands Flood Protection (PLFP) project — will ultimately transform the existing mouth of the Don River, including the Keating Channel, into a healthier, more naturalized river outlet, Read More

The Fascinating World of RaptorsDate: Nov 03, 2024 @ 14:30Meeting Location: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85730069272?pwd=hpPyhJeqggDDRFYbfXg2tFYOqTM0uL.1 Meeting ID: 857 3006 9272 Passcode: 025410 - Join us on Sunday, November 3rd at 2:30 pm for our November lecture titled “The Fascinating World of Raptors” with Catherine Manschot, Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch Committee. Since retiring from teaching in 2017 Catherine has become an avid birder.  In addition to serving on the Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch Committee she is a  certified bird bander, a Read More