Toronto Ravines & Natural Areas

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Legacy: The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
Book
1989
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.
Remembering the Don: A Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley
Sauriol, Charles
Book
1981
Memories of Toronto's Don River in days gone by.
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Special Places: The Changing Ecosystems of the Toronto Region
Roots, Betty I., Chant, Donald A., Heidenreich, Conred E.
Book
1999
Special Places explores the changing ecosystem of the Toronto area over the past century, looking at the environmental conditions that influence the whol region and at the surprising range of plants a...
Taddle Creek Watershed Initiative
Website
A grassroots alliance working to give new life to Taddle Creek, hidden at the heart of Toronto. Their vision is to 'bring back' parts of the creek by; cleaning the water and revegetating/naturalizing ...
Toronto Ravines - Ours to Preserve
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1982
Toronto's ravines are a treasure; it's up to us to preserve them.

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Seven News
A community newspaper based in the 'Ward 7' area of Toronto: east of downtown, from Sherbourne Street to Logan Avenue, including Don Vale, Cabbagetown, Regent Park, Riverdale, St. Jamestown. Seven New...

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HTO
Toronto's Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets
Reeves, Wayne; Palassion, Christina (eds.)
2008
A collection of essays on Toronto's water and watershed, ranging from burying streams to storm sewers and rainwater harvesting.
Landscapes lost, and found
Garrison Creek; downtown's other streams & ravines: reclaiming the life beneath our feet
Bebout, Rick
2002
A history of the Garrison Creek path in Toronto and how the creek shapes the surrounding landscape and environment, reflecting on the cities relationship with public natural spaces and parks.
Of time and the river
The Don: salmon to sludge to concrete; in time, to life revived
Bebout, Rick
2001
A history of the Don River in Toronto and reflections on its relationship with the city and citizenship as a natural space, and its decline and renewal.
Reclaiming the Don
An Environmental History of Toronto's Don River Valley
Bonnell, Jannifer L.
2015
Illuminates the impact of the Don River Valley on Toronto's development and unearths the missing story of the relationship between the river, the valley, and the city.
Road Rocks Ontario
Over 250 Geological Wonders to Discover
Eyles, Nick
2013
Presents detailed descriptions of over 250 of the most fascinating geological wonders of Ontario.
Spring sprung, grass riz, wonder where birdies is
Diemer, Ulli
1977
Some days, when you go outside, an icy wind sneaks up on you and quickly tears away your warm illusions about winter being over. This, you think, shivering, is supposed to be spring? Still, whether we...
Todmorden Mills
A Human and Natural History
Herzber, Louise; Juhola, Helen
1987
An urban natural history pamphlet.
Toronto Rocks
The Geological Legacy of the Toronto Region
Eyles, Nick; Clinton, Laura
1998
Toronto’s urban geology.