Wednesday, June 14th, Rouge Hike, by Larry Noonan

Dames Rocket

Celandine Fruit

Goats Beard

Wood-anemone

Fleabane

Hairy Beardtongue

The Hikers

Yellow Hawkweed

Smooth Rose

One Eye Daisy

Damslefly on Leaf

Virginia Waterleaf

Buttercup Sub-species

WHAT’s ON AT THE ROUGE….

ROUGE DAYS, at Rouge Park & Bob Hunter Park, Wednesday June 7 and Saturday, June 10- Celebrate Nature, People, Animals the Environment and more

LEARN TO FISH, at Bob Hunter Park, Saturday, June 10

BIOBLITZ, meet on Zoo Road, Saturday, June 24

LANDMARKS 2017, at various locations, Saturday, June 24 & Sunday, June 25

WEEKLY GUIDED HIKES, all year round

NEWS! Transport Canada transfers 21 Square KM’s in its second and final Federal land transfer to ROUGE NATIONAL URBAN PARK. Remaining and soon expected is the Province of Ontario’s committed land contribution!

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND DETAILS ON ANY OF THE ABOVE:

http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/evenments-events-150/20170607-rouge

 

 

Wednesday, May 31st, Mast Trail Hike- Noonan

Flooding in the Rouge

Its all water under the bridge…

Water, Water Everywhere

Hmmm!

Safe Offshore!

The Crayfish’s Last Stand!

Wednesday’s, May 24th Rouge Park Wildflower Tour, by Larry Noonan

 

White Banebury Flower

Wild Ginger Flower

Violet

 

Serviceberry Fruit

Ostrich Fern

May Apple Flower

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

False Solomon’s Seal

Celandine

 Fungus

Choke Cherry

Snail

Apple Blossoms

Asparagus, early

15 Turtles Taking in the Sun

 

Larry Noonan Takes Senator Oh on a Tour…

…of the southern part of what will become Rouge National Urban Park.

The Senator has spoken aggressively on behalf of and has championed the’Park’ cause in Ottawa…

Yellow-Shafted Northern Flicker in Altona Forest

The unique flicker photographs were sent to Larry Noonan by a forest visitor for us to share. Great shots, and thank you!

Long Time Scarborough Councillor and Rouge National Urban Park Activist Passes

Ron Moeser, Scarborough Councillor and for many years a valuable part of the ‘Friends of the Rouge National Urban Park’ team has passed away. Ron was early into the Rouge National Park Project and was part of the team that lead ultimately to the park becoming a reality.

Visitation: Friday, April 28, 1-4 PM and 7-9 PM, at McDougall & Brown Scarborough Chapel, 2400 Kingston Road

Service: Saturday, April 29, 10 AM, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Highland Creek, 200 Morrish Road (Old Kingston Road). Interment Christ The King Cemetery, 7770 Steeles Avenue East

The funeral procession will travel through Rouge National Urban Park as a special tribute to Ron and his family’s efforts in¬† ‘The Rouge’.