High (June 27, 2010) and low water levels in the lower Black Creek:
Concrete channel East of middle bridge in Smythe Park
normal water levels
Concrete channel West of middle bridge in Smythe Park
note high water mark on the grass
Confluence with the Humber River
normal water levels

Some of the problems in the Black Creek Watershed:

Concrete channel East of Rockcliffe Blvd
Garbage in the creek

Some of the solutions:

Building erosion control structures
Community cleanup

Renaturalization: Planting trees

Planting wildflowers

The Hydro Wetland, a created on-line wetland in the City of Vaughan

Bird boxes have been erected adjacent to the creek to provide shelter

Fun and learning:

Outdoor classroom - bird watching
Guided walk along the creek