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Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas.

 
 

TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Taking a Closer Look at Bats - Adult Lecture with Dr. Brock Fenton. Wednesday, June 21, 7.30-8.30pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Learn about the bats of Ontario (including High Park) and elsewhere. Followed by a guided Urban Bat Walk. More details

Plants and Flowers Sunday, June 18, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Naturalist Ron Luft leads a trail walk through the spring flora, exploring natural and restored areas. Meet at the square of benches across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant. More details

 

Trees of High Park - 2-Part Workshop Thursday, June 15 & 22, 6-9pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Cost: $55 Learn more & register

More Sunday walks

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 
 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

Native Bee Monitoring Club

Help monitor the native bees of High Park. Saturday mornings at 10.30am, all summer. Learn more & register

 

FEEDING TIME

This is a busy time for wildlife. Watch carefully and you may see birds carrying food to the nest, or hear the tiny peeps of hungry young. More photos

Learn more about the birds of High Park and download checklists of the common woodland and wetland species.

 

PARK STORIES & ART PROJECT

More details & how to submit your story.  The latest entries

 
 

OTHER NEWS

  • Chess House washroom will reopen soon.
  • Lower Duck Pond berm will be replanted this spring.
 
 

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

Invasive Species Removal and Boulevard Beds

Sunday, June 25, 2017 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Meet us in front of the Grenadier Restaurant, rain or shine

More stewardship program information and photos.

Follow us on      VOLUNTEER!

Plant Sale 2017 photos and volunteers

Special Stewards 20th Anniversary page

 
 

Natural Environment Committee

Read the January 2017 issue of UPDATE with news from our recent activities. PAST ISSUES. More details

 
 

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

THE INVADERS

Garlic mustard is in full bloom. Learn more about invasive plants.

 

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

See a list of gardening resources.

Native Plant Sale.

Savannah Plants brochure (pdf 8.5x14) to take on your visit to our Restoration Sites (pdf).

In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners

 

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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