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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 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

  HPNature is a member of Ontario's Nature Network


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N E W S  &   E V E N T S

WALKING TOURS & WORKSHOPS

Orienteering - Family Nature Walk - Thurs. Aug. 27, 6 - 7:30 pm Meet at the High Park Nature Centre southeast of Bloor St. West and High Park Ave. location map

Turn off that GPS! Find your way through our orienteering course using a map and compass. All ages are welcome; bring the family! No pre-registration necessary.

Cost: $2 per person, or donate what-you-can. More Details

Urban Bat Walk - Echolocation By Bats - Wed. Sept. 2, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Meet at the High Park Nature Centre near Bloor St. West and High Park Ave. NEW LOCATION

Learn about bats in Toronto, including at-risk species and how you can help. Hike to bat hot-spots in the park, and use hand held bat monitors. No pre-registration necessary.

Cost: $2 per person, or donate what-you-can.

More Details

Myths and Legends Walking Tour - Sunday, September 6, 10:30 am to 12 noon Mystery and history, from Native times to the present, will be narrated by Colborne Lodge staff. Meet at the benches, across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park.

More Sunday walks.

More Family Walks and Workshops

 

BAT RESEARCH

Learn about U of T research on bats in High Park and how you can help here. More about Bats

BUSY BIRDS

This is a busy time for goldfinches, which breed in late summer. MORE ABOUT BIRDS

 

PROTECTING WILDLIFE AND PETS

Letting your dog off leash in non-designated areas can pose serious risks to their health. Read more


MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK

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

 

VOLUNTEER: High Park Stewards

Fall Planting

Sunday, Sept. 13

10:30am to 12:30pm

Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant at 10:30 am.

We work in rain but not lightning storms!

More stewardship program information and photos.

Contact us at stewards@highparknature.org.

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WHAT'S THAT BUZZ?

On the hot days of summer the air is full of the sound of cicadas.READ MORE

CITY DOG REVIEW

The City's MLS Department is conduction a review of dog behaviour and responsible dog ownership. GET INVOLVED + SURVEY (before Sept. 21)

 

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

See GARDENING RESOURCES.

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

 

RESEARCH ITEMS

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

 

Natural Environment Committee

Read the July 2015 issue of UPDATE with news from our June 24 meeting. 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.

Concerns re developments near High Park

 

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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