High Park Invasive Species Removal / Boulevard Beds Maintenance

Posted on June 13, 2019

Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm; repeats July 14, July 28, Aug 11
Grenadier Cafe, 200 Parkside Drive, Toronto, ONĀ 

Maintenance, a.k.a. “weeding,” is as important as planting and equally rewarding. Once the weeds are removed, the native plants have room to grow, display their beauty, and provide food and shelter for wildlife.

The High Park Stewards will be working in their restoration sites, weeding and monitoring the growth of native plants. The targeted invasive species in High Park include garlic mustard, hedge parsley, Himalayan Balsam, Oriental Bittersweet, ragweed, sweet white clover, Queen Anne’s Lace, motherwort, and burdock. It is amazing how the group can make a real difference in one morning!

The Boulevard Beds group will be updating their demonstration garden, near the Grenadier Cafe.

Meet them in front of the Grenadier Cafe at 10:30 am, and go to the site together. All tools will be provided.

For more information:
http://highparknature.org/wiki/wiki.php?n=VolunteerOpportunities.VolunteerStewardship

My Local Government Resource

Posted on June 13, 2019

The City of Toronto provides services that have a direct impact on your daily life and sometimes it is not clear how government works, where to find information, or how to express your opinion.

My Local Government, It’s For Me is a great place to start if you would like to learn about your local government, the decision making process, and how to get involved. Information is available in English and 24 additional languages that will help you become informed, have your say, and serve your city. This initiative started in 2016 as a response to residents’ requests on how they can get involved in their local government.

Find out more through the menu above under the City Hall tab at My Local Government or by going to www.toronto.ca/mylocalgovernment.

3385 Dundas Street West, at Durie Street

Posted on June 13, 2019

A Final Staff Report on the rezoning application of 3385 Dundas St West will be heard at Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) on Tuesday, June 25th after 10 AM.

The rezoning application is to permit a seven-storey (21.5 metres excluding mechanical penthouse; 25 metres including mechanical penthouse), mixed use building comprised of 131 residential rental dwelling units and 368 m2 of non-residential gross floor area at 3385 Dundas St West.

The Final Staff Report is available at: https://bit.ly/2ZlSjXT

This item will be heard on Tuesday, June 25th after 10 AM in Committee Room #1, 2nd floor, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St West. You are invited to attend the public meeting to make your views on this proposal known. You may also submit written comments.

If you wish to address the Toronto and East York Community Council in person or in writing, please contact:

City Clerk, TEYCC
Attention: Ellen Devlin, Administrator,
100 Queen St West, 2nd Floor M5H 2N2,
416-392-7033, teycc@toronto.ca

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