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Watershed News

High Water Levels Prompt Cancellation of Manulife Paddle the Don (5/4/2017) - For Immediate Release Attention News & Assignment Editors May 4, Toronto, ON – Heavy rainfall, forecasted to amount to as much as 70 mm by Saturday, has prompted organizers to ...
archival photograph of Charles Sauriol at his cottage Discovering Toronto: The Don, the Forks and Charles Sauriol (Part 2) (5/3/2017) - Any historical discussion of the Don River and Don Valley must include mention of the man who helped document the area’s history, geography and happenings: Charles Sauriol. Charles Sauriol was ...
archival photo of cottage at the Forks of the Don Discovering Toronto: The Forks of the Don (Part 1) (5/1/2017) - On Sunday May 7, paddling enthusiasts will gather in the heart of Canada’s largest urban region to participate in the annual Manulife Paddle the Don event. As participants embark from Ernest ...
an American Redstart perches on a tree branch The American Redstart: A Bird On the Rise In the GTA (4/20/2017) - The American redstart, a gorgeous little member of the wood-warbler family, appears to be enjoying a population growth here in Toronto! This striking songbird stops in the city to breed in ...

Events in the Watershed

Richmond Hill’s Mill Pond Splash @ Mill Pond Park, Richmond Hill
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Richmond Hill’s Mill Pond Splash @ Mill Pond Park, Richmond Hill | Richmond Hill | Ontario | Canada
Held annually in the Town of Richmond Hill since 1998, Mill Pond Splash is a celebration of the Don River watershed. Through interactive displays and fun activities, visitors gain an increased appreciation for the natural...
Hike the Headwaters @ Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Hike the Headwaters @ Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve | Richmond Hill | Ontario | Canada
Discover the headwaters of the Rouge, Don and Humber watersheds on a guided walk through this ecologically significant Oak Ridges Moraine property. Hike Distance: 3 km Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Trail Surface Type: Crushed Limestone...