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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.

  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

Wildflower Identification Made Easy Workshop Thursday, May 28, 69pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre on Parkside Dr. Register

Spring Babies at the Zoo Sunday, June 7, 10:30 am to 12 noon. High Park zookeeper Sonya Dittkrist introduces new animal arrivals. A great outing for children! Meet at the benches, across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant.

 

More Sunday walks.

More Family Walks and Workshops

 

BLUE ON BLUE

The wild lupines are in bloom - the larval host plant of the Karner Blue butterfly which is extirpated from Ontario but may someday be reintroduced. High Park is one of the few places in the province with extensive stands of wild lupine. More about wild lupine and butterflies.

 

SPRING BEES

Cellophane bees are one of the first insects you can see in the dry open areas of the oak savannah. READ MORE

 

PROTECTING WILDLIFE AND PETS

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

RESEARCH ITEMS

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

 

MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK


VOLUNTEER: High Park Stewards

Spring Planting!

Sunday, June 14 10:30am to 12:30pm

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

More stewardship program information and photos.

Contact us at stewards@highparknature.org.

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Natural Environment Committee

Read the January 2015 issue of UPDATE with news from the January 7 High Park Natural Environment Committee meeting. PAST ISSUES. Next meeting: Wednesday, June 24, 6.45pm at the Howard Park Tennis Club.

 

HIGH PARK PHOTO-OP

If you would like to contribute photos (low resolution) for this website, please contact mail@highparknature.org.

 

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

See GARDENING RESOURCES.

 

Savannah Plants brochure (pdf) in 8.5x14 landscape format - a lovely colour handout to take on your visit to our Restoration Sites (pdf).

 

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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