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WALKING TOURS & WORKSHOPS
Plumage and Plants with Ken Sproule. Sunday, October 5, 10.30am. Meet at the benches south of Grenadier Cafe. More Sunday walks.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 12 to 4.30 pm Enjoy the harvest in High Park with food, crafts, music, horse and wagon rides, warm apple cider and more. Held at the south end of High Park at Colborne Lodge and the Children’s Garden.
PARK USERS SURVEY
Please help Toronto Parks better understand how the public uses this City's parks by participating in the Parks Users Survey. This survey will be available online until September 30, 2014.
IN PRAISE OF GOLDENROD
In early fall, the fields are awash in gold as beautiful native goldenrod blooms. This plant, often wrongly maligned as the cause of hayfever (the real culprit is ragweed), offers food and shelter to a wide variety of insects. Read more
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.
VOLUNTEER: High Park Stewards
Buckthorn Busting #1
Sunday, October 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm.
Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant
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No session on Thanksgiving, October 12.
Natural Environment Committee
Natural Environment Committee Meeting - Wed. Oct. 29, 6.45 pm at the Howard Park Tennis Club. New members welcome.
DID YOU KNOW?
High Park has tall prairie grasses that can grow to 2 metres or higher. The star species, Big Bluestem, has been described by some ranchers as "ice cream for cows" since cattle love it so much. Also known as Turkeyfoot - look for the finger-like seed heads. Learn more...
OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS
PROTECTING WILDLIFE AND PETS
Letting your dog off leash in non-designated areas can pose serious risks to their health. Read more
NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
See GARDENING RESOURCES.
HIGH PARK PHOTO-OP
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SAVANNAH PLANTS BROCHURE