Join the 2014 Homegrown Park Rangers!

Do you want to make awesome things happen in your neighbourhood this year? 

The David Suzuki Foundation is looking to recruit two-dozen residents that live, work or play along the former path of Garrison Creek to become Homegrown Park Rangers.

The volunteer Park Rangers will work alongside dozens of partner organizations and community groups to spur the planting of thousands of bee and butterfly-friendly flowers and shrubs and dozens of fun interventions as part of the Homegrown National Park project ( in 2014.

Last year, our first team of Homegrown Park Rangers completed more than a dozen projects, from creating a schoolyard butterfly garden and network of canoe gardens to ‘park-ifying’ a residential street and organizing a big outdoor culinary musical event.

If you are keen to make awesome things happen and help out the birds, bees and butterflies in your community this year, you should consider applying. As a newly minted Homegrown Park Ranger, you’ll be part of a dynamic team committed to transforming the city of Toronto, one green intervention at a time.

You can apply as an individual, but we also welcome two-person applications. Consider recruiting a friend from your neighbourhood, school or workplace. Park Rangers will be selected through a competitive process. Applications will be considered as they are received so apply early!

2014 Homegrown Park Ranger application deadline: February 10, 2014

For more information, please visit or email Jode Roberts at