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Toronto Botanical Gardens, Climate Change Victory Walk

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Devin
Registered on April 26, 2024

Taught at U of T, expert in mobility and aging. Has, hiked throughout Canada in Himalyas, Andes, Rockies, planted trees north of lake Superior, and in northern Rockies too. Interested in history of colonization, ancient history, food & wine history and fighting climate change. Love people and swapping travel stories

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to Toronto!

In my tour, guests will learn how the wrath of Hurricane Hazel, helped prepare Toronto for Climate Change and create a world class urban nature preserve.

Discover how indigenous plants promote pollenator proliferation and how pollutants are naturally filtered out of the ecosystem.

Learn how the Huron-Wendat people produced "aspirin and vitamin C" and how trees, communicate. Guests will also walk in the shadow of the trees that helped defeat Napoleon and inspire Canada's most famous group of painters.

Lucky guests might spot: woodland birds, evidence of beavers and raptors.

Guests will leave feeling bathed in nature and secure in the notion that the City of Toronto is winning the fight against climate change.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrenc...
    Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, ON M3C 1P2, Canada
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    Beside the white elephant in front of the botanical garden building entrance

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    Outside visit
    Toronto Botanical Garden; Civic Garden Centre Pavilion

    1. See how local pollenators can be encouraged , 2. learn how Hurricane Hazel prepared Toronto for Climate Change, 3. learn how water can be filtered and aerated by nature, 4. learn how Ontario's Provincial tree helped Britian to defeat Napoleon, 5. learn how Canada's first people extracted Aspirin and Vitamin C from plants...6. spot evidence of beavers and local birds

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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