The Kingsmount-Bell Park CAN hosted Walk-the-Bell-Gift on Saturday.  Hike leaders Paul Haynes and Peter Beckett explored the history of Bell Park and its changing landscape over the past 100 years. From the regreening program’s 10-millionth tree to fallback breccia from a 1.85 billion year old meteorite impact, I think W.J. Bell would be pleased.  WatchContinue reading “Walk-the-Bell-Gift”

Creative “signs” needed

Kingsmount-Bell Park Community Action Network is looking for an individual or business that can create signs, arboretum tags, plaques or similar to recognize the funder and identify the species of trees recently planted at the York Street Playground. We require six signs (three signs and a duplicate set). The “signs” may be attached to theContinue reading “Creative “signs” needed”

Trees take root at York tot lot

Kingsmount-Bell Park CAN volunteers with the assistance of city parks personnel braved the heat on Friday the 13th to plant a mix of shade trees at the York Street Playground. Given time, the twelve trees – a mix of Greenspire Linden, Flame Maple and Celebration Maple – will also add showy fall colours to theContinue reading “Trees take root at York tot lot”

York Street Playground 

Residents living in the York Street area are hoping to make improvements to the York Street playground. A number of recommendations have been made such as additional benches, shade trees along York Street, improved access from Windsor Crescent, and expanding the basketball court.  The Kingsmount-Bell Park CAN is organizing a sub-committee to support this project.Continue reading “York Street Playground “