Tag Archive: conservation

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

Free Plants and Workshops for Your Shoreline

Hardened concrete shorelines and grass mowed right to the water’s edge has definitely been the preferred way of landscaping in the past. But keeping it natural is now the way to go for… Continue reading

Captain Sunshine Makes Another Outreach Appearance

Amazing Animals by Kyle MacDonald of DurhamRegion.com featured the Toronto Zoo Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation program’s outreach Blanding’s turtle, Captain Sunshine! The very friendly Captain helps us teach kids about turtle conservation in schools… Continue reading

Stewardship Spotlight: Jennifer Howard’s Mission for more Turtle Crossing Signs

Check out this wonderful article about Adopt-A-Pond’s long time Turtle Tallier Jennifer Howard and Innisfil’s celebrity snapping turtle, Gilfred! Gilfred lives in the deep ditches and creeks along Gilford Road near Cook’s Bay. Every summer… Continue reading

Why We Are Here – Zoos and Conservation

Toronto Zoo released a new video describing the work we do behind-the-scenes and how it is vital to the survival of animals that could become extinct in our lifetime! Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme’s… Continue reading