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May 25, 2019 10:00AM
Tree Walk 1: Railpath
Trees and Coexistence with Richard Aaron
West Toronto Railpath
Meeting point: In front of MOCA, south end (158 Sterling Road)
Tickets: $10 general admission, $8 member pricing
Discover the diversity of tree species that grow along the West Toronto Railpath with field naturalist, Richard Aaron. This unique park area of Toronto is home to a variety of invasive and endemic trees—some arrived here on their own, while others were planted; some species are well-behaved, while others are more aggressive. Spend time with the different tree species and learn their characteristics, behaviours, and how they live together.
About Richard Aaron:
Richard Aaron is a seasoned naturalist who lives in the High Park area. Over the years, he has conducted numerous walks, talks, and workshops for over 90 organizations, ranging from naturalist clubs to universities, in both Canada and the United States. His main areas of interest are wildflowers, trees, fungi, slime moulds, dragonflies, moths, and ecology. You can learn more about Richard on his website.