All posts filed under “nature walks

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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

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Humber Bay Nature Walk

Today’s nature walk with Miles Hearn took place at Humber Bay East. This is the park just south from Parklawn, on the west side of Toronto. The entire park exists on landfill which has only been there since 1984. It’s a wonderful place to look… Read More

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Lambton Woods

I enjoyed a solo walk this morning at Lambton Woods. This is a set of trails along the Humber River, accessed from the James Gardens parking lot. I was surprised to see some snow persisting in a few spots, and the trail was a bit… Read More