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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

 

Drawing Trees - Workshop offered by LEAF, Sept. 18 & 25, 1-4pm. More details & register

Nuts about Seeds - Nature Hike, Saturday, Oct. 1, 1.30-3.00pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. More details

Who Goes to the Park? - Walking Tour Sunday, Oct. 2, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Based on Warabé Aska's award-winning book. Meet at the benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. More details

High Park Harvest Festival at Colborne Lodge. Sunday, Oct. 2. More details

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 & register

More Sunday Walks and 2016 brochure

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

FALL SIGHTINGS

Watch for migrating monarch butterflies at High Park's ornamental gardens.

More about High Park in Autumn

 

LOOK UP!

The High Park Hawk Watch runs until Nov. 30. Drop by Hawk Hill to see the action!

OTHER NEWS

A new novel Stone Woman by local resident Bianca Lakoseljac features the sculptures of High Park & Yorkville in its heyday.

The Chess House washroom is being renovated this fall. Read more

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

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.

 

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

Seed Collecting

Sunday, Sept. 25, 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 September 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

 

Fall Planting Celebration

October 16, 2016 1-3pm

All ages - family friendly event, Free!

Join us to celebrate OURSpace, High Park Nature Centre’s new outdoor urban restoration site and natural classroom! Learn about this exciting project and help plant native seedlings to restore the park's rare black oak savannah. Enjoy fun family activities, snacks and music.

 

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