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Casa Loma

Canada'’s Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner, Sir Henry Pellatt

In this fifth edition, with new photography showing Casa Loma in its newly restored state, Bill Freeman takes readers on a tour of every significant room in this dramatic hillside castle, … ; 96 View
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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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Acknowledgments and Floor Plans

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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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Walking Tour

From: Casa Loma

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A walking tour of the castle and grounds ; 49 $4.90 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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From Poverty to Prosperity

From: Casa Loma

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1859 – 1889. Looks at Henry Mill Pellatt and recounts his early toronto days, young man in a hurry, Rifleman Pellatt, Pellatt the Plunger ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Chapter 2

Rouge Park

From: Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests

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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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PRESENT DAY

From: Casa Loma

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The castle today ; 3 $0.30 Add
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Chapter 8

Glen Stewart Ravine

From: Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests

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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