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HIGH PARK NATURE is a joint project of the High Park Natural Environment Committee and High Park Stewards. We welcome your feedback, suggestions, articles and photos. Please contact us at mail@highparknature.org

ABOUT THE PHOTOS: Most of the photos on this site were contributed by local photographers and taken in High Park. Please do not copy or reproduce them without permission. If you would like to contribute photos (low resolution) for this website, please contact us at mail@highparknature.org

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TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

 

Lost Waterways - Nature Walk Sunday, April 2, 10:30 am to 12 noon. That gurgling sound beneath your feet? Itís a river! Join City Planner Leo deSorcy and follow the flow. Meet at the benches, across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park. More Details

Burning the Black Oak Savannah - Family Nature Walk Saturday, April 8, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Explore the savannah ecosystem in High Park. Learn the indigenous peoples' role in the creation and maintenance of the Savannah and how the city continues to restore it through yearly burns. More details

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 

Animal Vegetable Mineral - Hike & Show Blue Ceiling dance presents a world premiere work at the High Park Nature Centre, April 20-22, 8pm. Tickets $25. Pre show hike at 7pm $5. Tickets & more info

 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

PRESCRIBED BURN SPRING 2017

A prescribed burn is being planned for spring 2017. For more details see the advance notice. READ MORE

 

PARK STORIES & ART PROJECT

A local artist is creating a series of paintings inspired by people's stories and experiences within High Park. More details & how to submit your story.  The latest entries

 

OTHER NEWS

The Chess House washroom is closed for renovations

Dredging of the Lower Duck Pond is complete and normal flow has been returned. Further work on the adjacent berm is expected to be completed this spring. Public Notice and background info

 

MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK

Find out what makes High Park such an outstanding natural area. READ MORE High Park Facts & Figures

 

VOLUNTEER

High Park Stewards

Gardening with Native Plants

Sunday, March 26, 2017 10:30am to 12:30pm

Speaker: Lorraine Johnson

Howard Park Tennis Club, 430 Parkside Dr.

More stewardship program information and photos.

stewards@highparknature.org.

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Special Stewards 20th Anniversary page

20 years of stewardship infographic

 

Natural Environment Committee

Read the January 2017 issue of UPDATE with news from our recent activities. PAST ISSUES. More details

 

You can help protect High Park

If you see any behaviour infractions, dead animals, safety hazards or other problems in the park, call 311 or email 311@toronto.ca. More key contacts and tips on how to use the park responsibly.

 

RESOURCES

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

See a list of gardening resources.

Savannah Plants brochure (pdf 8.5x14) to take on your visit to our Restoration Sites (pdf).

In the Zone (a resource for native plant gardeners)

 

RESEARCH ITEMS

View our list of research articles on tallgrass prairie, invasive species and other related items. Academic Research List (.pdf) and Research

 

OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS

There are many activities happening in Toronto that you may also be interested in attending. READ MORE. See also The Local Scoop

 
 

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