Category Archive: Events

Upcoming Special Event: Massasauga Rattlesnake Workshop

What: Massasauga Rattlesnake Workshop When: Sunday April 23rd 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30am Where: Toronto Zoo – Education Auditorium The Toronto Zoo will once again be hosting its popular Massasauga Rattlesnake Workshop on… Continue reading

World TurtleWeekend!

Sunday May 22 and Holiday Monday May 23, 2016 Main Event: Americas Wetlands 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Turtles around the world are threatened with extinction, but they are also some of the… Continue reading

Event: Spring Toad Festival

Sunday, May 1st, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Americas Wetlands Celebrate the arrival of spring by experiencing the sights and sounds of amorous male toads in search of that special someone! Our… Continue reading

It’s World Wetlands Day at the Zoo, Jan.31!

Join Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Programme to celebrate World Wetlands Day with our friends from EcoSpark on Sunday, January 31st! EcoSpark has teamed up with youth around the Greater Toronto Area to develop the… Continue reading

Votes + Inspiration = Appreciation this November!

This November has turned out to be a very exciting month for the Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme. Check out our updates below to see what we’ve been up to! Aviva Community… Continue reading

Thank You Scanlon Creek’s Nest Builders and Tree Planters!

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and Adopt-A-Pond – Scanlon Creek Halloween Event! Over 40 community volunteers planted trees and helped build a turtle nesting area at Scanlon Creek… Continue reading

EVENT: Halloween Fun This Weekend at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area in Bradford West Gwillimbury

The Adopt-A-Pond Programme participates in, and hosts, a number of conservation events you can participate in throughout the year; including World Wetlands Day, Earth Day Celebrations, Spring Toad Festival, American Tortoise Rescue’s World… Continue reading

THANK-YOU to all of you that came out to the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup on Wednesday!

Together with staff and volunteers from the Toronto Zoo and 21 local community members we cleaned up over 340 lbs. of garbage from the Rouge Marsh and Beaches!! Because of you, fewer wildlife will suffer tragic… Continue reading

Events: Don’t Miss Three Amazing Adopt-A-Pond Events Happening This October!

Rouge Park Hikes Sunday, October 4th, 2015 Location Wetland Loop on Cedar Meet at Zoo Road 1749 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, ON Join Crystal from the Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme at the wetlands of Rouge Park… Continue reading

Event: Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 at the Rouge Beach Park

Want to help protect native wildlife and clean up our community? For several years now, Toronto Zoo staff and volunteers have participated in one of the greatest events to save Canadian species and keep our shorelines healthy! This year, the… Continue reading