Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Sand Prairie Plants - Sunday Walk Sunday, September 15, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Led by Terry Fahey. Free. Meet at the square of benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. More Info
Winged Migration - Family Nature Walk - Saturday, September 21, 1.30-3.00 pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Summer migrant birds are on the move again and Monarch butterflies are flying South for the Winter. More info
High Park Moth Study Group
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
In late summer, look for the four key grasses of tallgrass prairie - big bluestem, little bluestem, Indian grass and panic grass. READ MORE.
Phragmites australis has invaded Grenadier Pond. In fall 2018 Toronto Region Conservation began a multi-year removal strategy, with support from Urban Forestry.
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, Sept. 22, Seed Collecting
10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Meet in front of the Grenadier restaurant
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NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners
See a list of gardening resources.
Natural Environment Committee
Natural Environment Committee - next meeting TBD.
Read the October 2018 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. Draft Strategy, booklets, legislation
ROM Discount for our Stewards