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Author Roots, Betty I

Title Special Places : Changing Ecosystems of the Toronto Region
Published Vancouver : UBC Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (353 pages)
Contents ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Part 1: The Broad Physical Basis""; ""1 The Physical Setting: A Story of Changing Environments through Time""; ""2 Climate""; ""3 Watersheds""; ""Part 2: From Wilderness to City""; ""4 Native Settlement to 1847""; ""5 Spatial Growth""; ""Part 3: The Past and Present Natural Environment""; ""6 Ecology, Ecosystems, and the Greater Toronto Region""; ""7 Vascular Plants""; ""8 Mosses, Liverworts, Hornworts, and Lichens""; ""9 Fungi""; ""10 Invertebrates""; ""11 Insects""; ""12 Fish""; ""13 Amphibians and Reptiles"" ""14 Mammals""""15 Birds""; ""Part 4: The Special Places""; ""16 From Acquisition to Restoration: A History of Protecting Toronto's Natural Places""; ""17 Special Places""; ""Waterfront Ecosystems: Restoring Is Remembering""; ""The Port Lands: The Significance of the Ordinary""; ""Scarborough Bluffs""; ""The Savannahs of High Park""; ""Oak Ridges Moraine""; ""Credit River""; ""Humber Valley""; ""Don Valley""; ""Duffins Creek""; ""Rouge Valley""; ""18 Discussion and Conclusions""; ""The History of the Royal Canadian Institute""; ""Afterword""; ""References and Additional Reading""
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Subject Natural history -- Ontario -- Toronto Region
Ecology -- Ontario -- Toronto Region
Natural history
SUBJECT Toronto Region (Ont.) -- History
Subject Ontario -- Toronto Region
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Chant, Donald A
Heidenreich, Conrad
ISBN 9780774856294