For the New Don River, collage by Dalton Shipway

This Place: The Don River by Dalton Shipway

As a founding member of the now defunct Task Force to Bring Back the Don, Dalton’s connection to the Don River runs deeper than most. For over three decades he’s advocated for numerous renaturalization efforts along the river, including playing a pivotal role in establishing the “demonstration wetland” we now call Chester Springs Marsh. For Read More

Montage from At Home with the Infinitely Unpredictable Cedarvale Ravine by Adrian Tenney

This Place: Cedarvale Ravine with Adrian Tenney

For some of us it’s a nearby bit of forest, where we wander past old, familiar trees, enveloped by the calls of birds and the ethereal strands of memory. For others the local park, with benches tucked in the midday shade, watching squirrels make preparation for winter. But wherever this place is, chances are you Read More

The Toronto Field Naturalists wish to acknowledge this land through which we walk. For thousands of years it has been the traditional land of the Wendat, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississauga of the Credit River. Today it is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to be on this land.