Riverdale's Lost Rivers: The Pocket Edition

A hundred years ago, this East Riverdale neighbourhood was home to two small creeks that flowed on either side of Jones Avenue. Local residents still remember picnics on Hastings Creek and stories of Devil's Dip. Join Lost Rivers, in partnership with The Pocket Residents' Association and the Oakvale Green Community Gardeners (OGCG) on Saturday, September 17th at 2 pm to find

out more about the lost creeks and ecosystems of The Pocket. Helen Mills and John Wilson of Lost Rivers and Liz Hood of the OGCG will be lead this fascinating walk through the natural and cultural history of the city. Meet outside Donlands Subway Station. Rain or shine. Please dress for the weather.

 

 

 

Photo of the Don River by Flick User detsang

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