LiveStream is where we tell and share stories about the value of greenspaces, protecting and preserving wildlife habitats and building complete, sustainable communities. Here, you'll find print and online articles and videos from TRCA and other like-minded organizations that educate and enlighten readers and viewers about the importance of preserving watersheds, nature and wildlife. The stories of caring, committed people and organizations like TRCA come to life in The Living City.
This Toronto Observer article examines how PortsToronto prevents flooding by dredging the Keating Channel with ailing equipment that may not see tomorrow. The creation of Cell 1 and eventually Cell 2 at Tommy Thompson Park, using the dredged material are mentioned in this piece.
At its recent 60th General Meeting, Toronto and Region Conservation celebrated its deep commitment to the preservation of the natural world here in an urban setting. The event featured the viewing of this inspiring video in which municipal leaders and partners reflect on the value of TRCA and its relevance in the coming years.
Now that climate change is being recognized and plans put in place to tackle it, the work of TRCA is even more relevant and critical.
Yonge Street Media examines the benefits of using green infrastructure to mitigate the impact of runoff from roads and highways in an attempt to prevent flooding, improve water quality, preserve the health of fish and wildlife habitats.
Toronto Star reporter Nancy White takes a look at the Port Union Waterfront Park, a 3.8-kilometre trail stretching from Highland Creek to the Rouge River on the Lake Ontario shore. A project of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and Waterfront Toronto, it was completed in November 2012.
This video highlights a restoration project in the Humber River watershed where 10 homes suffered extensive damage to their property after a serious storm on July 8, 2013.
Stretching along Lake Ontario from the old Lakeview generating station to the Toronto line at Marie Curtis Park, the massive waterfront restoration project will re-create 26 hectares of wetlands, forest, meadow and beach destroyed to make way for military and industrial uses over the past century.
In this fascinating article, Toronto Life details the intricate process and challenges of keeping the Keating Channel accessible by dredging and redepositing mud and silt.
100 Intact Financial staff and brokers lend a hand to plant hundreds of native trees and shrubs as part of the Alfred Kuehne Channel Naturalization Project