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Reclaiming the Don: An Environmental History of Toronto's Don River Valley

EVT397428

Thu Oct 03, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
60 mins

Location

North York Central Library
Auditorium

Professor Jennifer Bonnell provides a fascinating account of how a small river can shape the growth of a big city. For the past two centuries Toronto residents have imagined the Don Valley as both an eyesore and a refuge. The Don River has served both as a sink for wastes and a site for numerous improvement schemes. Based on her book Reclaiming the Don: An Environmental History of Toronto?s Don River Valley.

Presented by Society and Recreation Department. Drop in. No registration required.

Audiences

Adult • Teen

Categories

Author Talks & Lectures • History & Genealogy