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July 27, 2019 10:00AM
Tree Walk 6: Lambton Park
Tall Grasses and Tall Trees with Michael Henry
Meeting Point: Lambton Park Arena (4100 Dundas St W). Parking is available at the arena, or take TTC to High Park Station, board the 30 Lambton bus, exit at Howland Ave, and walk up the hill to the arena.
Tickets: $10 general admission, $8 member pricing
The forests of Lambton Park were historically shaped by fire which allowed an impressive and now very rare black oak-red pine savanna to form there. Join forest ecologist Michael Henry to walk among 200-year old oaks and red pines, through beautiful prairie grasses, and learn more about Toronto's urban old-growth forests. After the guided walk, if people wish, they can walk part of the Carrying Place trail between Lambton Park and Jane Subway station.
About Michael Henry:
Michael Henry is an expert on old-growth forest ecology, and the author of Ontario's Old-Growth Forests. Recently he helped draw attention to threatened old-growth forests in Algonquin Park, where he and Nate Torenvliet found unprotected forests over 400 years old. He is the lead author of Ontario’s old-growth forests (second edition spring 2019), is working on a book about old-growth forests of Ontario’s Greenbelt (fall 2020), and blogs about forest issues.
Pay-what-you-can at MOCA from July 8 to September 4. No advance tickets are needed. Donations can be made at the museum.