FRIENDS OF THE ROUGE WATERSHED

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YOUTH AND COMMUNITY GREENING THE ROUGE WATERSHED

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Protect

Protect

FRW works with community groups and volunteers to protect and restore ecosystem, watershed and human health. We promote a scientific and community stewardship approach to environmental assessment, planning, protection and restoration. We help to create and implement Rouge Park, Watershed, Greenbelt, and Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plans.

Educate

Educate

We provide educational presentations, nature walks and environmental stewardship events which increase youth and community awareness about the inter-connections between ecosystem, watershed and human health.  We motivate volunteers to be environmental and community leaders by nurturing environmental knowledge, values and stewardship skills.

Restore

Restore

We involve volunteers in forest, wetland, stream and meadow habitat restoration to help implement scientific recommendations for improving ecological integrity, water quality and human health. We repair past damages to natural systems, processes and biodiversity; reverse habitat loss and fragmentation; control invasive species; and combat the impacts of pollution, climate change, urban sprawl and flooding.

Monitor

Monitor

We work with many groups and government agencies to monitor key indicators of watershed, ecosystem, park and community health.  We share this knowledge with the public and decision-makers to improve environmental assessment, planning, protection and restoration.

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Thank-you @AvivaCanada! Our hardworking volunteers came together to plant close to 100 trees! 🌳 The continued work on this ecological buffer is important to prevent fragmentation and the spread of invasive species into the park.#FRW #RNUP #conservation #restoration #treeplanting pic.twitter.com/pVUc6O8tJq

Calendar

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      1Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 2:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Birchmount SHSM
2 3Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 2:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Tyrrell
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5Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 2:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) and community members as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Point Rouge Trail
6 7 8 9 10Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 1:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Aviva
11Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 2:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) and MPP Raymond Cho as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Point Rouge Trail
12 13 14Tree Planting in the Rouge all day
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
15Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 2:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
16Tree Planting in the Rouge all day
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
17Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 1:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Aviva
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19 20 21 22Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Hillside
23 24Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Aviva
25Doors Open at Hillside all day
FRW will be hosting workshops during Toronto's Doors Open weekend, where our office building will be featured (Hillside Outdoor Education School - the oldest school in Scarborough!). 2259 Meadowvale Rd
26Doors Open at Hillside all day
FRW will be hosting workshops during Toronto's Doors Open weekend, where our office building will be featured (Hillside Outdoor Education School - the oldest school in Scarborough!). 2259 Meadowvale Rd
27 28Tree Planting in the Rouge all day
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 1:00 am
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Hillside
29Tree Planting in the Rouge all day
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Holy Trinity School Richmond Hill
30 31Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Tree Planting in the Rouge from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Tree planting day hosted by Friends of the Rouge Watershed (FRW) as part of FRW's 28th annual planting program.  
 
The planting will restore native habitat and create an ecological buffer next to the Rouge Valley and the new Rouge National Park.
Aviva
 

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