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  • photograph with pushpin shows precise location of future Highland Creek crossing bridge

    An Emerging Vision

    November 4, 2020 – Good news! We are on track for finalizing the design and preparing for construction of the Highland Creek trail gap. We hope to have shovels in the ground early in 2021.

  • screen shot of The Meadoway page on the High Line Network website

    The Power of Connection

    September 24, 2020 – Participation in the prestigious High Line Network enables The Meadoway to benefit by learning from and sharing expertise with other infrastructure reuse projects.

  • monarch butterfly

    Guest Post: Making Way for the Great Monarch Migration

    August 6, 2020 – Carolyn Callaghan of the Canadian Wildlife Federation explains why projects like The Meadoway hold the key to the future of the endangered monarch butterfly.

  • cup plants thrives in restored meadow

    Guest Post: A Model for Meadow Restoration

    July 9, 2020 – The Meadoway, when complete, will establish a trail connection between downtown Toronto and Rouge National Urban Park (RNUP). We spoke to Leonardo Cabrera from RNUP about a shared passion: meadow restoration.

  • map of The Meadoway section 5 Highland Creek

    Full Steam Ahead on our Multi-use Trail

    June 11, 2020 – The coming months will see significant progress towards completing the “backbone” of The Meadoway: the 16 km multi-use trail network.

  • bee alights on wildflower in meadow

    A Passion for Pollinators

    May 26, 2020 – The Meadoway’s Restoration Coordinator, Jennifer Smith, shares her insights into the importance of creating habitat for native pollinator species.

  • conceptual rendering of a trail intersection from The Meadoway visualization toolkit

    The Meadoway wins National Award of Excellence

    May 14, 2020 – The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) has honoured The Meadoway with a 2020 National Award of Excellence for Planning and Analysis.

  • tractors break up turf in The Meadoway

    Preparing for a Transformation

    April 29, 2020 – The Meadoway’s Site Supervisor, Chris Cormack, explains why careful site preparation is key to restoring a thriving meadow ecosystem.

  • woman examines wildflowers near Meadoway trail

    Guest Post: Biodiversity and Wellbeing

    April 16, 2020 – Biodiversity projects that restore native habitat like The Meadoway aren’t just critical for the ecological health of the city. As Jake Tobin Garrett of Park People explains, they also contribute to our mental health and wellbeing.

  • red winged blackbird in meadow

    The Birds of The Meadoway

    April 6, 2020 – The Meadoway’s Community Learning Coordinator Emily Rondel shares her fascination with the many bird species that call the hydro corridor home.