More than just a Parkway, the Don Valley is a vital natural habitat in Toronto's city core. Naturalist Charles Sauriol was a key player in its preservation. Here Sauriol shares a history of the Don Valley, from earlier times when the Mississauga First Nation encamped along the river teaming with salmon to cottaging to the naturalists who worked to save the Don Valley.
This two-book bundle includes:
Remembering the Don: A Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley
A tribute to the earlier days of the Don River Valley: Mississauga First Nation camped along a Don River teeming with salmon, red-coated militia regiments, and courageous pioneers.
Tales of the Don
From Scout outings in 1920 to pioneer cottaging, the author's long association with the Don makes for fascinating reading in this sequel to Remembering the Don.
About the author
Charles Joseph Sauriol was a Canadian naturalist who was responsible for the preservation of many natural areas in Ontario and across Canada. He owned property in the Don River valley and was an advocate for the valley's preservation. As a member of the Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, he was responsible for much of the Don valley's conservation.