Category Archives: Toronto greenspace

FEBRUARY ICE JAMS – Rouge National Urban Park

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Rouge National Urban Park Minister promises park completion…

Federal Canadian Minister of the Environment, Catharine McKenna, promises that Rouge National Urban Park will be completed; ” Looking forward to the completion of Rouge Park to protect its important ecosystems and its heritage values”…

Hiking the Rouge, January 13th, 2016

Neither rain, nor sleet nor snow...

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow…

It's a beautiful day in the neighbourhood...

It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood…

They are a hardy bunch aren't they...

They are a hardy bunch aren’t they…photos by hike leader Larry Noonan

A ridge too far...

A ridge too far…

...a winter wonderland

…a winter wonderland

Maxwell’s Mill-Rouge National Urban Park…

…part of the Park heritage that Park’s Canada wants to preserve… read this article from the Scarborough Mirror by Larry Noonan.

http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/6214521-stories-from-rouge-park-the-ruins-of-maxwell-s-mill-can-still-be-seen-while-driving-along-twyn-rive/

 

Noonan’s Weekly Hike in the Rouge

Kite wire removal...

Kite wire removal…

Fungus in mid-December

Fungus in mid-December

Partially drained pond at dam end.

Partially drained pond at dam end…

Pond in Beare Wetlands

… in Beare Wetlands

Careless kite flyers should remove their kite wire, as these hikers last week did after finding this strung between trees at a height dangerous for birds.

The Beare wetlands pond was partially drained for inspection…

Photos by hike leader Larry Noonan

Coyotes in Rouge Park…?

Eastern Coyotes living in nearby Altona Forest can easily move into Rouge National Urban Park or any other adjacent area…

Check out the attached video from Jay & Natasha.

 

 

Question of the Minister in the Ontario Legislature re holding up Rouge Park

NR – Ontario Government Needs to Rouge Arnott Stop Holding up Creation of Rouge Natio…