Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Fireskills & Storytelling - Family Nature Walk Saturday, January 18, 1.30-3.00pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Connect back to the land and learn about High Park ecology while practicing ancient fire technologies. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! More info
Winter Wonderland Photo-Buff Walk - Sunday Walk Sunday, February 2, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Professional photographer and High Park specialist David Allen helps you frame the best seasonal images. Bring your camera, iPad or other photo device. Meet at the square of benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. More Info
Winter Birding - Family Nature Walk Saturday, February 1, 1.30-3.00pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Join us for a winter wander to look for, listen to and and help out some of our winter bird friends. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! More info
Tracks & Tales - Family Nature Walk Saturday, February 8, 1.30-3.00pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Join us for a wander through High Park to read the stories of the day left behind by our other-than-human friends. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! More info
Sleeping Skeletons of High Park - Family Nature Walk Saturday, February 29, 1.30-3.00pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Come explore High Park’s “Sleeping Skeletons” such as our majestic Oaks, hardy Maples and whimsical Willows. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! More info
NEWS & SIGHTINGS
TRCA INVENTORY REPORT NOW AVAILABLE
SKATING NOT ALLOWED AT GRENADIER POND
Ice thickness at Grenadier Pond in High Park is no longer monitored. Skating on the pond is not permitted.
HIGH PARK CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT RESULTS
Held on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 (a very windy day). Total: 43 species, the lowest since 2007. Dark-eyed Junco numbers were the lowest since 1990, and only the 3rd time Song Sparrow was not seen. Low counts of many species appeared to be the norm for most routes in this year's Toronto CBC.
The updated Birds of Toronto booklet is now available free at local Toronto Public Libraries.
MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK
High Park Stewards
Sunday, Jan 26, Indigenous Land Stewardship in Tkaronto
10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Howard Park Tennis Club, 430 Parkside Dr.
Join us as members of The Indigenous Land Stewardship Circle will share their visions of a path toward restoring Indigenous stewardship to Tkaronto’s oak savannahs.
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High Park in the News
Natural Environment Committee
NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners
See a list of gardening resources.
You can help protect High Park
OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS
Toronto Biodiversity Strategy
The Biodiversity Strategy supports other City initiatives such as the Toronto Ravine Strategy and Pollinator Strategy. Strategy, booklets
ROM Discount for our Stewards
Toronto Region Conservation Authority
High Park Terrestrial Inventory Report, 2019 pdf of survey
Environmental Commissioner reports (Pre-2019)
Saxe Facts Ontario's former Environmental Commissioner's own website contains her reports as well as blogs and much information on the environment, energy and related topics.