Location
Toronto Botanical Gardens
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Toronto Botanical Gardens
Date/Time
Date(s) - 28 Jul 2021
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

In addition to beautiful gardens, wildlife, especially birds, flourish at the park, making it one of the best nature-watching areas in the Greater Toronto Area.

Edwards Gardens sits adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons, and an extensive rockery in the valley. On the upper level of the valley, there is also a lovely arboretum beside the children’s Teaching Garden. Wildlife, especially birds, flourish at the park, making it one of the best nature-watching areas in the Greater Toronto Area. Other recreational opportunities include hiking, cycling, rollerblading, and fishing.
This is a great place to photograph flowers the availability of certain species of flowers depends on the time of year, the length of the growing season for some flowers, and weather conditions. The gardens are constantly changing.

Located on the southwest corner of Lawrence and Leslie Streets (777 Lawrence Avenue East)
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021 (weather permitting)
Time: 9:30am – 12:00 Noon (and beyond)
Location: Meet in the Parking Lot by the White Bull Elephant statue (southwest corner of Lawrence Ave & Leslie St)
Registration: Limited to 25 members (guests of members not allowed)
Registration Cost: The Gardens are free however there is a $2.50/hour parking fee for non-members of the Toronto Botanical Gardens. 

Enter off of either Lawrence Ave or Leslie St.

Bring a light snack or lunch, spend the day if you like. Washrooms and the Garden Cafe are open.
Further details will be shared with members who register for this event. Please email Ed Orendorff with any questions.

Equipment:
– Tripods are allowed on the walkways only, not in the actual gardens;
– Macro lens (extension tubes if you have them), 24mm-70mm, 70mm-200mm

Safety Considerations
While it appears that Stage 3 is opening soon, RHCC will, at all times, follow all Federal and Provincial COVID-19 guidelines and protocols. This may result in changes to or cancellation of field trips on short notice. Until the government provides clear guidance that masks are no longer required, all field trip participants will be required to bring a mask and to wear it when requested. RHCC cannot guarantee that all participants have been fully or partially vaccinated. By participating in this field trip, you accept that you are solely responsible for your health and well-being.
• In addition, any member who is feeling ill or has recently tested positive for COVID-19 or has been exposed to someone who has recently tested positive for COVID-19 should not attend the field trip. The Club reserves the right to ask a member to leave the field trip if these protocols are not followed.
• 2 Meters of Physical Distancing (mandatory)
• Car Pooling (strongly discouraged)

A reminder of RHCC Assigned Topics for 2021-2022
1. Minimalism (Emphasis on colour, objects, shapes & textures. Minimal content)
2. Black & White
3. Long Exposures (Sharp stationary objects & blurry moving elements. Strong story)
4. Creative
5. High Key )Minimal tonal range. Lacks deep contrasts. Almost entirely bright with a few dark areas)
6. Geometrics (Emphasis on lines, circles, spheres & triangles)

Further details will be shared with members who register for this event.
Please email Ed Orendorff with any questions.

Enjoy!



Registration:

25 spaces, 15 still available

Registration is closed for this event.

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