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Upcoming Events in the Don

For the most up-to-date list of events in the Don River watershed, visit the Discover the Don blog by clicking here!


Join us for the Rain Gardens of Riverdale Guided Walk on November 2, from 10:00am - 12:00pm!

Signature Watershed Events

Manulife Paddle the Don

Paddle the Don is held annually on the first Sunday in May. It is about fun, enjoying nature, raising funds and celebrating the Don River watershed. Read more >>

Mill Pond Splash Eco Festival

The Mill Pond Splash Eco Festival is held annualy on the first Sunday in June. This event celebrates community, the environment and the headwaters of the East Don River. Read more >>

The Discover the Don Speaker Series

The launch of the Discover the Don Speaker Series on October 23, 2014 was a big success! Stay tuned for details about the second speaker series session, tentatively planned for March 19, 2015.


German Mills Creek/Don River Weekly Clean-up

With generous funding provided by Evergreen & Home Depot

Pitch-in and help clean debris and litter from German Mill Creek! Discover your local watershed - short nature talks are provided. Students earn community service hours and gain a valuable learning experience.

  • Date: Sunday mornings throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons.
  • Time: Start time is 9:30 a.m. until about noon or later.
  • Location: Clean-up efforts concentrate on various locations along German Mills Creek in Richmond Hill, but may also include other locations within the Don and Rouge watersheds.
  • Contact: To pitch-in, or for more information, contact Joe by email at:

All cleanup equipment is supplied and light refreshments are provided. Be sure to wear sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing - the weekly clean-up is rain or shine!


Please check the Discover the Don blog often for upcoming events within the Don watershed and don't forget to visit TRCA's Events Calendar to discover other upcoming TRCA events and activities.

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