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Spotted Jewelweed

This morning I enjoyed a stroll along the Humber River. There was Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) in bloom along many of the paths. I love these little flowers, delicate golden yellow blooms decorated with bits of fiery red.

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Lambton Woods walk

Lambton Woods is one the local places for nature walks I enjoy the most. It’s along the Humber River at James Gardens. It’s also where we met this morning for the last of the summer series of nature walks with Miles Hearn. As regular readers… Read More

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The Don Valley in bloom

Today’s nature walk with Miles Hearn took place along the Don Valley. We met at the foot of Beechwood Drive, near the place known as Crother’s Woods. This area was named after the Crothers Caterpillar company which operated until 1979 on a site where a… Read More

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Rouge Hills nature walk

Today’s nature walk with Miles Hearn took place at Rouge Hills, Toronto’s urban national park. It’s one of my favourite places in the GTA to walk. I was worried it might rain based on forecasts earlier in the week, but the weather held and temperatures… Read More

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Sunnybrook Park

Today’s nature walk with Miles Hearn was at one of my fave places for a walk, Sunnybrook Park. There are actually two large parks side by side, Sunnybrook Park and Wilket Creek Park, where we’ll visit next week. There are beautiful trails along the West… Read More