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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

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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.


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N E W S  &   E V E N T S

WALKING TOURS & WORKSHOPS

Holiday Hike to Colborne Lodge with the Walking Tours Committee. Sunday, December 21, 10.30am. Meet at the benches south of Grenadier Cafe. More Sunday walks.

 

Christmas Bird Count for Kids Sunday, December 21, 8.30-9.30am. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. More details

More Family Walks and Workshops

 

DREDGING HIGH PARK PONDS

Work has started on the dredging of Wendigo Pond. This will be followed by the dredging of Howard & Ridout Ponds. See more info, Villager article and stormwater management ponds history.

 

CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT RESULTS

The High Park & vicinity count was held on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. Total species: 53, an all-time high. Highlights included 3 Red-bellied Woodpeckers. See 2014 and previous years' results. More about High Park birds.

Count results are coordinated through the Toronto Ornithological Club and Bird Studies Canada.

EXPLORE HIGH PARK IN WINTER

Get Outside!

Winter Walking Tours and Nature Hikes

 
High Park History

Ice Harvesting & Winter Wonderland

 
Animals in Winter
 

Read about wildlife in winter in High Park

Learn more about winter birding

More about High Park in winter

 
 

HIGH PARK PHOTO-OP

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

 

VOLUNTEER: High Park Stewards

Congratulations! The Stewards have planted close to 20,000 plants in the last 8 years! See details by site

Room Enough For Nature: Unusual nature discoveries in High Park

Sunday, January 11, 2015 10:30am - 12:30pm

Howard Park Tennis Club, 430 Parkside Drive

More stewardship program information and photos.

Contact us at stewards@highparknature.org.

Also see High Park Stewards on Facebook

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Natural Environment Committee

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6.45 pm at the Howard Park Tennis Club. New members welcome!

Read the November 2014 issue of UPDATE with news from the October 29 High Park Natural Environment Committee meeting. PAST ISSUES

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

 

RESEARCH ITEMS

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

PROTECTING WILDLIFE AND PETS

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

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

 

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).


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