Since 1996, ‘LEAF’ has provided advice and assistance to the community in support of its urban forest. The LEAF web-site has many useful tips, workshops and resources related to the urban forest as well. Beginning June 11th they are holding seminars for individuals who want to gain tree-related knowledge and skills. Full details on this and their many other programs can be found on their web-site.
Don Mills Family Health Team Join the Walking Group on Tuesdays at 1:30 or the Relaxation Workshops held on the last Monday of the month. For full details and contact information, open the activity links.
Milne Hollow Stewardship Group
Get some exercise, fresh air and support you community. The stewardship group meets from 10am until noon at the Milne Hollow Park parking lot (south side of Lawrence Avenue east of the DVP before Railside Dr.) every Thursday morning from early May to early September to care for this area of the Don Valley. Full details can be found here.
Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation is a charitable Public Foundation “dedicated to enhancing Toronto’s parks. The Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation promotes philanthropy, corporate support and community involvement to achieve a range of enhancements to the parks system that can no longer be achieved through City funding alone.” To discover how you might enhance Toronto’s public green spaces, support a specific park project, or to donate towards repairing the tree canopy please see the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation web-site. The Foundation is a registered charity and donations of $10.00 or more will receive a tax receipt.
The City of Toronto public consultation on transportation.
The goal of “Feeling Congested” is to engage Torontonians on a range of issues related to transportation planning, priorities and funding. This work will support and inform the ongoing comprehensive 5-Year review of the city’s Official Plan transportation policies, the development of a new long-term transportation plan, and the development of a funding & investment strategy. Please take the time to learn more about this program and provide your input before the July 30th deadline.
‘Eglinton Connects’ is the new City of Toronto information web-page about the planning for the future Eglinton Avenue Crosstown transit system. Have a look!
The Metrolinx web-site also has information concerning this project.
What would you do with 32? The group Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance (CivicAction) wants to know! Learn more about this initiative and the organization here.
Don Mills Residents Inc.
With an annual membership of over 1,000 households, Don Mills Residents Inc. is one of the largest and most active residents associations in the amalgamated City of Toronto. Membership revenues support the work of this volunteer organization to maintain Don Mills as one of the finest communities in Metropolitan Toronto in which to live. Read more about the objectives and activities of the DMRI.
‘Super Nova’ Clock Tower by Douglas Coupland