From the Toronto Star: When the Don Valley was Cottage Country

From his earliest days as a Boy Scout, exploring the then wilderness of the Don River watershed, to his adulthood, when nature preservation became his driving passion, the name Charles Sauriol and the term “conservation” have become┬ásynonymous.

In this Toronto Star article, feature writer Katie Daubs talks with those who knew this environmentalist best, and explores the legacy of beloved greenspaces in the heart of the city he helped create and preserve.

Charles Sauriol poses with the plaque bearing his name at the Charles Sauriol Conservation Reserve in 1989
Charles Sauriol (centre) poses with the plaque bearing his name at the Charles Sauriol Conservation Reserve in 1989.