Category Archives: Parks Canada-Toronto

Noonan’s December 12th Rouge Park Hike, with friends

Start of Hike

Rouge River from Beare Landfill

Long Shadows on Pond

Down the stairs

Early snow

River ice

Little Rouge River

Black locust fruit

River ice

Sauriol Valley

Sauriol Creek

Bear Creek landfill road

Beare Wetlands and trail

Beare north trail

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POACHING IN ROUGE NATIONAL URBAN PARK

Evidence of poachers

Hemlock reishi fungus

Hemlock reishi, or Hemlock varnish shelf, is clearly being poached as the attached photo evidences. They are safe to eat but quite woody.

Poachers will often varnish these to preserve (to sell?).

Noonan’s August 29th Hike the Rouge.

Celandine flower

Yellow wood sorrel

Jewell weed

Teasel

Puffball mushroom decaying

Chicory, fading fast

Hikers beside Little Rouge

Little Rouge- raging

Himalayan Balsam

Flowering raspberry

Noonan’s August 22nd Hike the Rouge.

May apple

Insect photography

Two science-fiction-looking insects

Close up

AUGUST 18the TASTE OF THE ROUGE EVENT

Noonan’s Wednesday, June 27th Hike in The Rouge…

Beare Wetlands, Common Milkweed

Bladder Campion

Beare Wetlands Dogbane

Beare Wetlands Pond

Alfalfa

John’s Wort

Indian Hemp

Beare Wetlands Small Pond

Wild Rose, Beare Wetlands

A Previous Noonan Hike in ‘the Rouge’…

Daisy

Dandelion & Dames Rocket

May Apple Blossom

Goat’s Beard

Snapping Turtle

Tiger Tail Butterfly