The Living City® Explorer
South Mimico Trail and Restoration ProjectPoint of Interest
South Mimico Trail and Restoration ProjectThis project involves the creation of 750 m of recreational trail from Lakeshore to the QEW in the Mimico Creek Valley. It features riparian plantings, erosion control and the installation of habitat structures along Mimico Creek.
Sneath Rd. BridgePoint of Interest
Sneath Rd. Bridge
Sherway Trail & Restoration ProjectPoint of Interest
Sherway Trail & Restoration ProjectThis project focuses on constructing approximately a 0.7 kilometre section of trail in the Etobicoke Creek Valley within the City of Toronto. This new section of trail will be built in the area between Sherway Drive and a connection immediately south of the QEW and will connect the City of Toronto with the City of Mississauga.
Reaching Up Homework Club Community Garden&Rainwater HarvestPoint of Interest
Reaching Up Homework Club Community Garden&Rainwater HarvestThe Reaching Up Homework Club Community Garden and Rainwater Harvesting Project is a demonstration project of the Black Creek SNAP. TRCA built a community vegetable garden for the children of the Reaching Up Homework Club, an afterschool homework program in the heart of the Jane and Finch community. The students who tend the garden are served the vegetables for nutritious snacks, while learning the importance of gardening and urban agriculture. A rainwater harvesting system provides the garden with soft, chlorine-free water and teaches the students about stormwater runoff and management.
Old Mill Subway Station BridgePoint of Interest
Old Mill Subway Station Bridge
Old Mill BridgePoint of Interest
Old Mill Bridge
Old Major Mackenzie Dr. BridgePoint of Interest
Old Major Mackenzie Dr. Bridge
Mimico Creek Barrier Mitigation projectPoint of Interest
Mimico Creek Barrier Mitigation projectAlong the 57.2 kilometres of the course of Mimico Creek there are 126 barriers to jumping fish and 145 barriers to non-jumping fish species.
McVean FarmPoint of Interest
McEwen BridgePoint of Interest