Category Archives: Brickworks/Don River Valley Park

Salmon run on the Don river.

First time seeing Atlantic Chinook Salmon running upstream along the Don River. This location is just north of the Pottery Rd. bridge along the bike path. Very easy to get to. Other locations are along the bike path south of the Pottery … Continue reading

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What is the City (over)building in the valley?

This is way bigger than it needs to be. It’s the rail bridge over the bicycle path alongside the Don River near Riverdale Park. The bicycle path used to go under the old CP Rail line in sort of double … Continue reading

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Don Dialogues @ Brickworks

Balacing Use and Ecology in the Lower Don May 25, 7–9pm The incredible natural environment of the Lower Don Valley is highly urbanized yet supports magnificent native plant communities, which require careful management and protection. How can naturalists, advocates, the City … Continue reading

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Beaver Pics

You don’t expect to see a beaver in the middle of the pond at the Brickworks but then again there are plenty of signs of them all over the Don River Valley. This pic below is from the west side … Continue reading

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Super park plans

Imagine owning a property that was next to Central Park before it was Central Park. It must have been very exciting to watch the park be designed and developed right on your front door step meanwhile watching all the positive … Continue reading

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