City Life, Wildlife

Facility: Tommy Thompson Park
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Program Levels:
Grade 4, Grade 6
Course Types:
Afternoon, Morning

This program provides a unique opportunity for students to better understand the urban wildlife that lives in their neighbourhoods, and would enhance any unit plan focused on biodiversity or habitats.

students explore trail at Tommy Thompson Park

Visiting groups will explore the diverse habitats and communities that make up Tommy Thompson Park. An interactive hike engages students in an investigation of biodiversity, an in-depth look at pollinators, and a reflection on the impacts of human activity on natural spaces.

Weather permitting, students participate in an on-site stewardship project to help Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA)’s habitat restoration efforts.

Offered weekdays: April 17 to June 29 | September 5 to November 3