Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Meandering Mindfully in Nature - Family Nature Walk - Saturday, October 19, 1.30-3.00 pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Come on out for an autumn walk, explore what it means to be mindful in nature, stretch into animal forms and experience a sit spot. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! More info
Autumn Splendour Photo-Buff Walk - Sunday Walk Sunday, October 20, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Bring your camera or photo device and shoot nature’s colourful glory with High Park photographer David Allen. Free. Meet at the square of benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. More Info
NEWS & SIGHTINGS
Urban Forestry is continuing forest management in High Park starting this fall to remove large invasive trees (e.g. Norway maples), as well as smaller invasive shrubs and tree saplings. Work will be done near Colborne Lodge to prepare for new stairs to be installed. Notice
Phragmites australis has invaded Grenadier Pond. In fall 2019 Toronto Region Conservation will be doing manual spading of phragmites rhizomes.
MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK
Campaigns to Protect Nature
Ontario Nature Campaigns As Ontario’s leading conservation charity, Ontario Nature stands up for nature across the province. We are there when nature needs us most. Join us to help protect Ontario’s natural legacy. SAVE OUR SPECIES CAMPAIGN
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.
High Park Stewards
Sunday, Oct. 27, Buckthorn Busting
10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Meet in front of the Grenadier restaurant (rain or shine)
Follow us on VOLUNTEER!
NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
Free Pollinator Plants (In the Zone Gardens)
From September 22 to October 12, WWF-Canada, along with various local collaborators, is participating in a series of west end Toronto neighbourhood events to help communities restore wildlife habitat in parts of West Toronto. ITZ Event Calendar and Event poster
In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners
See a list of gardening resources.
Natural Environment Committee
Read the October 2019 issue of UPDATE with news about our recent activities.
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