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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

More Bees Please - Walking Tour Sunday, July 3, 10:30 am to 12 noon. There are 364 species of bees in High Park! Urban bee researcher Scott MacIvor shows how nature’s pollinators contribute to the park’s ecosystem. Meet at benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. Free.

 

Echolocation: Who Uses it and Why - Talk & Walk Wednesday, July 6, 7:30-9:00 pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Led by Dr. John Ratcliffe. Learn more about how echolocation works and why different animals use it. After the talk we will walk the trails of High Park using bat monitors. More details

More Sunday Walks and 2016 brochure

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

FEEDING TIME

This is a busy time for wildlife. Watch carefully and you may see birds carrying food to the nest, or hear the tiny peeps of hungry young. More photos

Learn more about the birds of High Park and download checklists of the common woodland and wetland species.

ON THE WING

Watch carefully and you may spot this large Spicebush Swallowtail. High Park's abundant sassafras trees support Toronto's only known breeding colony of this southern species. Also watch for the yellow Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. More about butterflies of High Park

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

Weed Whacking #3

Sunday, July 10, 2016 10:30am to 12:30pm

Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant

More stewardship program information and photos.

We will be removing invasive species in our restoration sites and Boulevad Beds.

stewards@highparknature.org.

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Natural Environment Committee

Next meeting: Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6.45 pm at the Howard Park Tennis Club. Read the January 2016 issue of UPDATE with news from our recent activities. PAST ISSUES.

 

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).

 

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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