Ravine team member, Eric Davies, was talking about conservation of old trees on today’s CBC Metro Morning:
We are doing this again!
Join us for a ravine walk in the Park Drive Ravine and learn about trees and seeds!
When: Saturday October 21 @12 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, parking lot
Shuttle bus to and from Broadview Station: schedule
The walk will be led by Eric Davies, PhD candidate at University of Toronto Faculty of Forestry. See you on Saturday!
Ravine homeowners and ravine lovers:
Ready for this year’s Ravine Symposium hosted by Toronto Botanical Garden? It will take place on Friday, November 3, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration is open. Check out the speakers and agenda here.
Our team member, Eric Davies, will be speaking.
Join us with your suggestions and questions!
When: Sunday May 7th 2:15 pm
Where: St. Clair West subway station, south exit, across Loblaw
Wear sturdy boots as there will be muddy areas.
This walk will be led by Susan Aaron who has been stewarding Nordheimer Ravine since 1998.
When: Sunday March 19th 2-4 pm
Where: Meet at Riverdale Farm (Winchester St. / Sumach St.) at 2:00 pm
How to get there: Take streetcar 505 to Dundas St. E at Sumach St., then walk north along Sumach St. to Winchester St.
A walk led by Helen Mills from Lost Rivers Toronto along the Castle Frank Brook, mostly buried in the 70’s, through the Rosedale Valley.
Read more about Castle Frank Brook:
The ravine tree walk is taking place this Friday March 17th at 1:00 pm. We will meet at the parking lot of Evergreen Brickworks. If you are taking public transit, take the subway to Broadview Station and take the free shuttle bus (click here for bus schedule).
It will be a ~2-hour walk in the Park Drive Ravine including winter tree ID, old-growth tree ID and conservation, mapping biodiversity, etc.
See you soon!
Join us for a tree walk in the Rosedale ravines on St. Patrick’s Day!
Meet us at the Evergreen Brickworks (550 Bayview Ave) on Friday March 17th at 1:00 pm. Click here to go to the Facebook event page.
Tree ID & Mapping Biodiversity
Led by Eric Davies, the coordinator of our ravine team as well as a PhD candidate at UofT Faculty of Forestry. Eric received the Rising Star award of the 2016 Aster Awards for his contribution to urban forestry and native species conservation.
ID & Conservation of Old-Growth Trees
Led by Mike Henry, Peter Quinby, and Kevin Cowcill from Ancient Forest Exploration & Research. Founded in 1992, AFER is dedicated to the conservation of old-growth forests in Ontario.
More details coming soon…
Lloyd Alter, design editor and writer of TreeHugger.com, is giving a guest lecture at University of Toronto Faculty of Forestry this Friday March 10th 1:00-3:00 pm.
Some of Lloyd’s articles: