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Turning a City into a Homegrown National Park

This year, the David Suzuki Foundation launched the Homegrown National Park project to create a green corridor following the path of one of Toronto’s buried rivers, the Garrison Creek, which once ran from central-west Toronto down to Fort York on the banks of Lake Ontario. The Homegrown National Park will transpose the qualities of Canada’s iconic national parks into urban residential settings.

Satellite mini-parks are spreading within my community of Seaton Village. This year, the David Suzuki Foundation launched the Homegrown National Park project to create a green corridor following the path of one of Toronto’s buried rivers, the Garrison Creek, which once ran from central-west Toronto down to Fort York on the banks of Lake Ontario. The Homegrown National Park will transpose the qualities of Canada’s iconic national parks into urban residential settings.

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