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Local Residents Come Together to Help Build the Scarborough Centre Butterfly Trail

Oct 03, 2013

Media Advisory Attention Assignment Desks/Photo editors

October 3, 2013

Join Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker, Toronto and Region Conservation and local community residents at a wildflower planting event at the Scarborough Centre Butterfly Trail, a scenic 100 acre hiking and cycling trail. The trail, funded by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, will transform an empty hydro corridor into a natural green space. The community event will bring residents out to help plant wildflowers, shrubs, mulch, as well as make seed balls and install bird boxes at Scarborough's newest walking/hiking trail.

When: Saturday, October 5th 10 am- 2pm. Trail tour at noon.

What: Community planting event. Learn about the new Scarborough Centre Butterfly Trail, learn about butterflies, song birds, native flowers and shrubs being restored in this area, kids activities and yummy treats. 

Where:  Immediately south of Bendale Jr. Public School (61 Benshire Drive) in the hydro corridor. Nearest Intersection is McCowan Rd. and Lawrence Ave. 

Who: Councilor Glen De Baeremaeker, Toronto and Region Conservation staff, local residents

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