At its headwaters, Taylor-Massey Creek collects sixteen hectares of stormwater from Highway 401, making it arguably Toronto’s most urbanized river, and an excellent example of the wear and tear cities have on a watercourse.
For the creeks entirety, storm sewers send an onslaught of untreated water directly into the creek, and during heavy rain, combined sewer outflows (CSO) send along sanitary waste.Read More »
Spring has officially sprung, and if you look to nature, the signs of spring are all around us.
Also known as the Vernal Equinox, March 20 marks the first day of spring for the Northern Hemisphere (the first day of fall for the Southern Hemisphere), and is a day when there is equal amount of night and day. Plus, the amount of daylight will increase with each passing day! Read More »
The most urbanized watershed in the Toronto region, Scarborough’s Highland Creek watershed still offers a great escape in nature with remnant forests, wetlands and meadows ready for exploring.Read More »