There will soon be a new and improved website for West Toronto Railpath . It will be easy to navigate and be filled with lots of cool WTR facts and info.
It will also have the latest info on expansion south.
If you need to connect for something important or get added to the mailing list email us at: railpath AT Gmail DOT com
You can also find us on Facebook , Instagram, and twitter.
Thanks for your patience! See you soon.
This weekend, thousands of Toronto residents, organizations and community groups and will do their part to keep our city clean and green.
We are inviting west-enders to pitch and help clean up our Railpath.
Join us @Wallace Bridge:
Sunday April 24, 10am – 12 noon
Volunteers will be on hand to provide garbage bags. Just bring your gloves*.
See you there!
Friends of West Toronto Railpath
Wear appropriate and protective clothing (boots, gloves, rain jacket, hat, sunscreen)
Only pick-up human-made litter – leaves, twigs and plants should be left on the ground
Be mindful not to damage or step on emerging spring plants (shrubs, bulbs, flowers)
Do not pick up heavy or dangerous items (syringes and needles, metal, chemicals, medical waste) – report the location of these items to 311
All are welcome to celebrate the West Toronto Railpath (WTR) Park, learn about the diverse plants that grow along the path and to plant 500 milkweed plants – the main food source of the Monarch butterfly- in association with the David Suzuki Foundation/Homegrown National Park Project ‘Got Milkweed?‘ Campaign. We will gather at 9am under the Wallace Avenue/ Railpath access pedestrian bridge with remarks at 10am.
10am – Erika Richmond MLA from the office of Scott Torrance Landscape Architect, prime consultant on WTR Phase 1
10:20 – J. Scott MacIvor – PhD, Urban Ecologist – Bees in the City
10:40 – Jode Roberts, David Suzuki Foundation/’Got Milkweed?’ campaign- The importance of milkweed in urban plantings.
11 am – Friends of WTR.
Also please check the family fun at the second instalment of “Buzz On The Bridge”, and while there add your thoughts to “Love Letters To The Junction Triangle Past Present and Future“. And as part of Bike Month participate in “Cargo Bikes and Kids”.
A great day on Railpath….see you there!
Raise public awareness for the Railpath as a Car~free, multi mobile corridor and biological diverse public park and get your hands dirty!
9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday June 6th 2015
All are welcome to celebrate the West Toronto Railpath Park, learn about the diverse plants that grow along the path and to plant milkweed- the main food source of the Monarch butterfly in association with the David Suzuki Foundation/Homegrown National Park Project ‘Got Milkweed’ Campaign.All we need are your hands to plant milkweed in a pre chosen site near the Ernest Ave. Railpath access. Explore the entire phase 1 stage of this unique linear park and learn more about the plans for the phase 2 Railpath extension.
These materials will be part of my intervention:
It would be great if participants can bring with them:
Here is a link to our 100 in 1 Day page. And check out the butterfly themed Buzz On The Bridge the same day.