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FOS Recognition

Over the years, Friends of the Spit has evolved into a sophisticated political force and built a broad constituency of supporters. It is considered as Toronto's premier grassroots environmental group. Friends of the Spit has 1,200 members. Supporters, through membership in allied groups, number in the thousands.

» Friends of the Spit contributes extensively to further knowledge about the Spit. They hold viewing days, give talks, and keep the media informed. They published checklists of birds and plants, and an illustrated field guide to plants on the Spit.

» Friends of the Spit was instrumental in opening the Spit to the public.

» Friends of the Spit received the 1996 Award for Service to the Environment from the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects.

» Friends of the Spit is the recipient of a 1998 Honour Roll Award by The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.

» Friends of the Spit was presented with the 1998 W.E. Saunders Natural History Awards from the Federation of Ontario Naturalists.

» Friends of the Spit is a 1999 recipient of a Thank You Green Toronto award from the City of Toronto.

» Friends of the Spit has actively promoted the Spit for the enjoyment of nature and quiet recreation.

» Friends of the Spit has been involved in many local, regional, and national parkland protection and creation issues.

» History of Friends of the Spit.

» Read Friends of the Spit Newsletter.


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