Category Archives: Gallery

Dog-strangling vine (Cynanchum louiseae) in the German Mills Settlers’ Park and Meadow – a real threat to our flora!

Also known as swallowwort, dog-strangling vine is a herbaceous perennial vine that can grow from one to two metres in height by twining and climbing onto trees. As the vine climbs, it essentially strangles its…

SPRA Thanksgiving Park Walk with Theresa Moore of Toronto Field Naturalists

On Thanksgiving Monday October 8, 2012 from 10:30am to 12:30pm, a group of 50 residents of Thornhill had a guided walk of German Mills Settlers Park  led by Theresa Moore of Toronto Field Naturalists. Theresa Moore…

Great community success: Markham Council unanimously supported our Greenspace and killed the aerobic project

Congratulations! On June 26, Markham Council voted Councillor Shore’s motion to stop bioreactor project. The outcome of the vote for the motion was UNBELIEVABLE – ALL 12 councillors in favour of Councillor Shore’s motion to kill the project  with…

COMMUNITY RALLY TO STOP THE AEROBIC BIOREACTOR gathered residents on Sunday, June 24 at the German Mills Settlers Park

Residents demand from the Town to show true environmental leadership   Residents from Cottonwood Crt, Pine Knoll Gate, Dawn Hill Trail and many other streets around German Mills Settlers Park as well as representatives of neigbouring communiteis including German Mills Residents…