Phyllis Rawlinson Park is Richmond Hill’s largest Oak Ridges Moraine park. The land was donated to Richmond Hill by Phyllis Rawlinson, a long-time resident of the Town.
Special Features That The Park Includes :
- A community garden
- An off-leash dog area
- Celebration Forest
- Robert Holland Interpretive Centre
- George Forster House
Robert Holland Interpretive Centre :
Robert Holland Interpretive Centre is a place where exploring outdoors and participating in environmental activities are available, which is inside Phyllis Rawlinson Park. The programs the centre runs are :
- Environmental Studies
- Native Studies
- Pioneer Life
- Tree Planting
- Trail Maintenance
- Habitat Construction
- Interpretive Hikes
To check more interesting features of Phyllis Rawlinson Park, Visit https://www.richmondhill.ca/en/things-to-do/Phyllis-Rawlinson-Park.aspx.
The Kawartha watershed is a unique landscape that holds vast wetlands, and long meandering rivers that flow to and from big lakes along the Trent-Severn Waterway. Agriculture thrives on rich soils and clean water, picturesque rural communities dot the landscape, and conservation and natural areas protect significant natural heritage. All of our programs and services support the protection of this unique watershed in Ontario.
Map of the Kawartha Watershed
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HESIOD ( Heritage and Social Innovation Observatory) is an organization that acquires information in regards to anything heritage related and uses this data in order to analyze any information of note around the world. They gather information through case studies, public questionnaires and then move this info onto their geographical analysis tool and online forums in order for discussion. They focus mainly on awareness of heritage sites and discussing the future of certain issues in different heritage sites so go check them out if you have the time, they even have a small quiz to do if you’d like.