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Toronto’s Ravines and Urban Forests

Their natural heritage and local history

No matter where you are in Toronto, you are close to a ravine. In these often-hidden places you can find an astonishing diversity of birds, flowers, and trees. Jason Ramsay-Brown has spent twenty … 200 View
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Foreword

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes how changes in government policy and community use over the last five years are influencing the health and welfare of Toronto’s natural heritage … 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown defines Toronto’s ravines and urban forests as the city’s greatest civic treasure. He asserts that the definition of a "world class city" is … 2 $0.20 Add
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Chapter 1

Altona Forest

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Altona Forest, an ecologically-rich natural area in the Petticoat Creek watershed on the border of Pickering and Toronto. He uses Altona to reflect upon … 5 $0.50 Add
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Chapter 2

Rouge Park

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown introduces Rouge National Urban Park, one of Toronto’s largest natural areas, which dominates some 13 per cent of the Rouge River watershed. He describes how … 9 $0.90 Add
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Chapter 3

Colonel Danforth Park and Lower Highland Creek Parkk

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Colonel Danforth and Lower Highland Creek Parks, located in Toronto’s Highland Creek watershed. He uses these parks to introduce local native fungi … 5 $0.50 Add
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Chapter 4

East Point Park

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes East Point Park and its Bird Sanctuary, overlooking Lake Ontario from atop Toronto’s Scarborough Bluffs. He outlines the impressive diversity of … 3 $0.30 Add
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Chapter 5

Gates Gully

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown uses Gates Gully (Belamy Ravine), which cleaves through the Scarborough Bluffs, to illustrate how local history, natural heritage, art, and culture intersect … 8 $0.80 Add
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Chapter 6

Warden Woods Park

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Warden Woods, an important ecological and geological area located in Toronto’s Taylor-Massey Creek sub-watershed. He addresses issues of natural … 5 $0.50 Add
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Chapter 7

Taylor Creek Park

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Taylor Creek Park, a historically-important and high-use recreational park located in Toronto’s Taylor-Massey Creek sub-watershed. He illustrates how … 9 $0.90 Add
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Epilogue

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In the Epilogue of Finding Our Niche, Loring grapples with his own feelings of alienation and disorientation to place. 2 $0.20 Add
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Chapter 8

Glen Stewart Ravine

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Glen Stewart Ravine in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood and the genetically-valuable population of red oak (quercus rubra) it supports. He illustrates … 4 $0.40 Add
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Chapter 9

L'Amoreaux North Park and Passmore Forest

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown uses L’Amoreaux North Park and Passmore Forest, located in Toronto’s Highland Creek watershed, to illustrate how the growth of the city has impacted both … 6 $0.60 Add
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Chapter 10

Terraview Park and Willowfield Gardens Park

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Terraview and Willowfield Gardens Parks, located near the artificial headwaters of Taylor-Massey Creek, and focal point for Toronto’s fledgling … 6 $0.60 Add
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Chapter 11

Charles Sauriol Conservation Reserve

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Charles Sauriol Conservation Reserve and Milne Hollow, located in Toronto’s Don River watershed. He celebrates the historic contributions made by … 7 $0.70 Add
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Chapter 12

Brookbanks Park and Deerlick Creek

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes Brookbanks Park, located along Deerlick Creek in Toronto’s Don River watershed. He uses the park to illustrate how the ecological and historic … 6 $0.60 Add