We are back with a mix of walks, webinars and online “ZOOM” walks. All on the ground walks may be cancelled or converted to virtual format depending on the COVID situation. Updates and notifications of any COVID related changes will be made here and via Facebook and on Eventbrite for those registered.
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*All Walks and Outreach Events are cancelled until further notice. Lost Rivers has received a message that one of the participants in the Lost River Walk of Sunday, March 15, has developed minor fever-like symptoms. This includes a slightly above normal temperature, head ache and body aches. So far, this walker has no respiratory symptoms and… Read more »
A seasonal walk inspired by our frozen winter waterways. We will learn about the Ice Ages that shaped the geology of the Don Valley Brick Works; we will consider the life of the frozen creeks and ponds in the Weston Quarry Garden; we will visit Evergreen’s skating trail and share warm midwinter reminiscences. A circular… Read more »
Join the Rivers Rising Ambassadors and Lost Rivers to celebrate a wintery Solstice Walk as we take in the shortest day of the year. Along with stories and history of the Don Valley, we’ll also explore the wetland and meadow trails in the Don Valley Brick Works Park. Come early and stay late to enjoy… Read more »
Are you ready to take action on combating climate change, implementing real change, and learning about how you can personally be a part of a global movement to build a more sustainable society? Join us for events over September and October, generously supported by The Bentway, and working with Lost Rivers, and RAINscapeTO; including: September… Read more »
Parkdale is a lively multicultural neighbourhood west of Liberty Village with colourful street art, a mix of Victoria mansions and apartment buildings, restaurants, and vintage stores. It’s a community that tells a compelling story of how diversity and history have come to thrive in the face of so much urban change. Join Toronto Green Community’s… Read more »
Toronto is a diverse City with so many people from varying backgrounds and journeys. Rivers Rising walks target the fascinating stories of specific areas of Toronto that you would never have thought of visiting on your own, to see how the people and the place have transformed each other. Join us on Saturday, June 1,… Read more »
Click on our “Get Involved” tab to learn more about the 2 part-time Community Animator positions with our new Community Futures – Sustainable Neighbourhoods collaborative project!
Learn how to lead neighbourhood walks, gain valuable skills, and raise awareness about environmental and social issues. Apply today! Become a Rivers Rising Ambassador
Come out for an afternoon walk with Rivers Rising! Learn about Parkdale’s lost ponds, community gardening, and indigenous history. And take part in our winter journey as we tell stories and showcase some of the history in the Parkdale neighborhood. When: Sunday, February 25 from 1 PM to 3 PM Where: Masaryk-Cowan Community Centre, 220… Read more »