2013 Bolton Mill Park Celebration
Bolton & District Horticultural Society hosted a Bolton Mill Park Celebration on October 19, 2013.
A plaque was unveiled by a group of enthusiastic community members.
Certificates of Appreciation were awarded to organizations and individuals in recognition of their valuable contributions towards the completion of very significant Environmental, Safety and Historical projects in this Park over a 15 year period.
(Photo L to R: Patti Foley, Richard Hunt, Ruth Hunt, Brenda Heenan, Patrick Heenan, Len Foley)
Donor award recipients were Town of Caledon Community Green Fund, Toronto & Region Conservation, Bolton & District Horticultural Society, Bolton Community Action Site Committee, Rotary Club of Bolton, Kinsmen Club of Bolton, Mary Sasiela on behalf of CIBC, Green T Environmental Awareness, Allan Gane, Patti & Len Foley and Ruth & Richard Hunt.
Volunteer award recipients were Humber Valley Heritage Trail Association, Bill Wilson, Jerry Gorman, Heather Broadbent, Brian Baird, Gary Wilkins, Albion Bolton Historical Society, Brenda Heenan and Richard Hunt.
The Environmental & Safety improvements and Historical projects in this Park were:
- the Queen St (Hwy 50) Pedestrian Underpass to the east entrance of Bolton Mill Park
- Wetlands fed from a spring on top of the hill
- 300 mixed variety of large & small calliper native coniferous & deciduous trees & shrubs
- 3,000 wildflowers
- Fishway and the notched dam that now allow salmon to swim upstream into the headwaters of the Humber River to spawn
- McFall Lookout Park on the south side of the Humber which contains plaques of historical photos and details of this section of the Humber River.