Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Family Bat Walk Bat Friday, August 18, 8:15 to 9:15 pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Join us to study High Park's amazing bat populations. Use hand-held detectors to listen for bats' ultrasonic calls. Explore habitat, behaviour, and favourite foods as bats swoop and loop during their evening, mid-air forage. Next Bat Walk: Thursday, August 31, 8:00 to 9:00 pm More details
Native Plants and Flowers - Walking Tour Sunday, August 20, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Local naturalist and photographer Karen Yukich tours natural restoration sites, explaining the work being done to return the park’s plant life to its original beauty. Meet at the square of benches south of the Grenadier Restaurant. More details
13,000 Years of High Park - Family Nature Walk Tuesday, August 22, 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Join us to learn 13,000 years of history of High Park! From melting glaciers to modern day hikers, this walk will include some Indigenous history and uses of the land, the history of how High Park became a public park, and the more recent history of restoration, especially of the Black Oak Savannah. More details
Poisons, Spines and Blisters: Plants with a Dark Side - Adult Workshop Thursday, August 24, 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Join Naturalist Richard Aaron for a workshop to learn about harmful plants found in the park and elsewhere in the GTA. Discuss various helpful folk and modern remedies. More details and register
NEWS & SIGHTINGS
WHAT'S THAT BUZZ?
On the hot days of summer the air is full of the sound of cicadas.READ MORE
Many flowers are in bloom on the oak savannah.
Read TFN newsletter article.
More Savannah Wildflowers
PARK STORIES & ART PROJECT
MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK
High Park Stewards
Invasive Species Removal and Boulevard Beds
Sunday, Aug. 27, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Meet us in front of the Grenadier Restaurant, rain or shine
Follow us on VOLUNTEER!
Natural Environment Committee
You can help protect High Park
NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
See a list of gardening resources.
In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners
WHAT'S THAT FLOWER?
Wendy Rothwell has created a beautiful and informative website Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park. Wildflowers may be searched by botanical name and by colour.
OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS