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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

 

Fairies and Gnomes of High Park - A Family Nature Walk Thursday, August 25, 6:00 - 7:30 pm at High Park Nature Centre. Enter the magical woodlands where fairies and gnomes roam. We will follow their trails of wisdom and offer help. More details

Myths and Legends - Walking Tour Sunday, September 4, 10:30 am to 12 noon, at the benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. Colborne Lodge Staff narrate mystery and history, from Native times to the present.

Nature Clubs For Kids - Registration Now Open Do your children love nature? Join our Nature Clubs for kids! More details and Register

Urban Naturalists - A NEW Nature Club for Ages 18+ Six biweekly sessions begin Saturday, September 17, 2016, 9:30 am to 12 noon. More details and Register

More Sunday Walks and 2016 brochure

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

LOWER DUCK POND DREDGING

Preparations are underway to dredge the Lower Duck Pond. Public Notice and background info

 

RAVINES IN THE NEWS

Toronto's ravines were featured recently in the Toronto Star, National Post and the Globe & Mail. Learn more about Toronto's Ravine Strategy and ways to give your input.

 

PRAIRIE GRASSES SURVIVE DROUGHT

High Park's prairie grasses can grow to 2 metres or higher, with roots that can go down just as far. Big Bluestem has been described by some ranchers as "ice cream for cows" since cattle love it so much. It's also known as Turkeyfoot - look for the finger-like seed heads. MORE

 

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

The Last Weed Whack of the Summer

Sunday, August 28, 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 Boulevard Beds.

stewards@highparknature.org.

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Natural Environment Committee

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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