HIGH PARK NATURE
HIGH PARK STEWARDS
HIGH PARK NATURE is a joint project of the High Park Natural Environment Committee and High Park Stewards (VSP). We welcome your feedback, suggestions, articles and photos. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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HPNature is a member of Ontario's Nature Network
WALKING TOURS & WORKSHOPS
Know Your Nature - Family Nature Walk Saturday, Dec. 5, 1:30-3:00pm. Learn about the plants and animals in High Park from the young naturalists of the High Park Rangers group! Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Cost: $2 per person, or donate what-you-can. More details.
High Park through the Ages Sunday, Dec. 6, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Local history buff Dave Berndorff traces the evolution of well-known spots in the park. Free. Meet at the benches across from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant.
SWIMMING IN CIRCLES
Have you seen ducks swimming in circles on Grenadier Pond? They're Northern Shovellers feeding just below the surface with their spatulate bills. More about birds
MOTHS IN NOVEMBER?
The Fall Cankerworm moth (Alsophila pometaria) is busily mating in the last warm days of November. Watch for the grey males flying in search of flightless females on tree trunks. More about moths
HIGH PARK QUARTERLY NOW ONLINE!
For five years, from Spring 1994 to Winter 1998, the High Park Quarterly magazine documented a very fertile period of restoration and community involvement in High Park. Read more
Find out what makes High Park such an outstanding natural area.READ MORE
VOLUNTEER: High Park Stewards
Buckthorn Busting + Pot-Luck Lunch
Sunday, Nov 22
10:30am to 12:30pm
Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant at 10:30 am.
We work in rain but not lightning storms
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The City of Toronto is working on a Tree Planting Strategy. Give your input here by Dec. 14 or attend a public meeting at City Hall, Committee Room 2 on Mon. Nov. 30, 6.30pm.
Natural Environment Committee
Read the October 2015 issue of UPDATE with news from our activities this summer and early fall.
PAST ISSUES. Next meeting: TBA.
HELP PROTECT HIGH PARK
If you see any behaviour infractions, dead animals or other problems in the park, call 311. At the very least, your concern will be logged. Large numbers of calls on particular issues can make a difference.
NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
See GARDENING RESOURCES.
OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS