This morning I met up with naturalist Miles Hearn and his Monday group for a nature walk in Marie Curtis Park and the Arsenal Lands. This marked the last of our walks for the fall session. Miles will continue with a group of winter walks… Read More
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An explosion of spring at Marie Curtis Park
I met up with Miles Hearn’s Saturday morning nature walk group this morning at 8:00 at the east parking lot at Marie Curtis Park. What a perfect morning to wander about Marie Curtis park proper and the Arsenal Lands. There were many birds singing this… Read More
Marie Curtis Park and the Arsenal Lands
We live between two wonderful large parks here in the SW corner of the amalgamated Toronto, Colonel Sam Smith Park to the east and Marie Curtis Park to the west. Marie Curtis, if you were wondering, was a well-liked politician in our area. Attached to… Read More
We enjoyed a lovely crisp and sunny morning. Ruby was working me in that doggy way that translates to “can we go somewhere in the car and have fun?….can we…can we….pleeeeaaasse? I took them to the Arsenal lands where we met up with my friend… Read More
Take a walk with me…
This morning was a sunny one and mild enough that I had to think, do I need a jacket or not? The woods at Marie Curtis Park and the Arsenal Lands were very quiet today. I saw one fellow riding the trails on a mountain… Read More
Take a walk with me….
We live between 2 really special parks. East of Twenty Third Street, there is Colonel Sam Smith Park, and west of Forty first Street, there is Marie Curtis Park and the Arsenal Lands, which I visited today. I saw the highlight of my walk as… Read More
Marie Curtis and the Arsenal Lands
Visiting the Shagbark Hickory
There is a shagbark hickory tree in Marie Curtis Park, which I visit from time to time. There are actually two trees which have grown together – the other is a black cherry.
What are they digging out there?
I walked along the Lake in Marie Curtis Park. For months there have been diggers over to the west moving fill, gravel and rocks around. There is a sign up now. It turns out a new conservation area is being created. They even have a… Read More
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