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Rouge Park deal guarantees environmental protections, insider says

The Ontario government has finalized a deal to transfer a large tract of land on Toronto’s eastern border to the federal government, clearing one of the last hurdles before the creation of the Rouge National Urban Park. READ MORE at … Continue reading

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Urban sprawl is destroying Ontario’s farmland

Despite its huge area, Canada has relatively little dependable farmland. Good soil and a friendly climate are hard to find. So it seems like good news that on a clear day you can see about half the best agricultural land … Continue reading

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A beautiful frosty Sunday morning looking through the field to Crerar forest – Feb 10 2013

Photo from a frosty morning in Crerar forest. What a wonderful nature walk in the middle of the city.

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Fundraising begins for urban eco-park

An ambitious plan to grow one of Canada’s largest urban parks is in need of about $5 million in fundraising fertilizer. A long-standing vision… READ MORE at thespec.com…

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Trees falling in Oakville too

Here is a story one of our group found from May 2012. In Oakville, on Lakeshore, the same thing is happening, and look who the developer is, same as who is destroying the Crerar forest. One resident from Oakville is … Continue reading

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Crerar Forest: More devastation – Nov 29 2012

Photos of heavy, large machinery inside the forest as the cutting begins.

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Crerar Forest in the Spring

Photos of blooming wildflowers in the Crerar forest. [Photos: J.A.]

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Beauty and the BEAST

Heavy machinery at work inside the forest.

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Crerar Forest November 22 2012

The Eramosa Escarpment is separate from the Niagara Escarpment, located south of, and running parallel to it; and passing right through the Crerar Forest. In the City of Hamilton, it is composed of a steep slope that faces north and … Continue reading

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Crerar forest photos from November 20, 2012

Here are photos of Crerar forest, taken on November 20, 2012.

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