All posts tagged “Marie Curtis Park

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A Strange Landmark

If you have ever bicycled along the Waterfront Trail, west of Etobicoke Creek, you may have noticed a number of strange wooden structures. This area is known as The Arsenal Lands. This was the sight of a WWII small arms factory and rifle testing range.… Read More

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Who?

A long-eared owl was photographed in Sam Smith Park the other day. Check it out at Friends of Sam Smith Park. For those not from these parts, we have two major parks near Long Branch where I live. As you go east, Colonel Sam Smith… Read More

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This Afternoon

The crisp clear afternoon has coaxed a lot of people in the neighbourhood outdoors. The toboggan hill at the filtration plant has hardly been in use this season for lack of snow, but enough came down the other day to create a marginal base. Marginal… Read More

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Deer in the GTA

There are a number of deer living in the area that includes the old arsenal lands and Marie Curtis Park. This is basically the area that forms the Southwest corner of the amalgamated Toronto (the former South Etobicoke) and the Southeast corner of Mississauga. Early… Read More