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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

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High Park Stewards meet on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month, rain or shine.

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BROCHURE 2016

Native Plant Sale Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Photos, handouts and more info.

The sale will take place in front of the Greenhouse from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. In order to have plants for everyone to enjoy, large orders will be available only after 1:00 from the remaining stock.

Cash only. Parking is VERY limited at the Grenadier Restaurant. Please use transit, walk or bike if cherry blossoms are in bloom as expected.

Assistance in carrying plants will be provided.

This plant sale supports the work of the High Park Volunteer Stewardship Program and native plant restoration in High Park.

Helpers are needed for the following tasks at the Plant Sale: SIGNS AND POSTERS, SET UP: 9 11 AM, PLANT INFO, SALES, CASH, PLANT TAXI, DIRECTIONS, INFORMATION BOOTH, REFRESHMENTS, TAKE DOWN.

Please email stewards@highparknature.org to volunteer. Plant Sale Volunteer Tasks

Upcoming work sessions

Schedule for 2016, subject to change based on weather and need
 

SUMMER AND FALL SESSIONS

 
  • May 22: Garlic Mustard removal in the Tablelands
  • June 12: Spring Planting
  • June 26: Invasive Management/Site Maintenance
  • July 10: Invasive Management/Site Maintenance
  • July 24: Invasive Management/Site Maintenance
  • Aug 14: Invasive Management/Site Maintenance
  • Aug 28: Invasive Management/Site Maintenance
  • Sept 11: Fall Planting
  • Sept 25: Seed Collection
  • Oct 9: No session - Thanksgiving
  • Oct 23: Buckthorn Removal
  • Nov 13: Buckthorn Removal
  • Nov 27: Buckthorn Removal and Pot Luck Lunch

The Elite Squad which holds special sessions removing invasive species like garlic mustard is looking for a group leader. Contact stewards@highparknature.org if you would like to be the group leader.

High Park Stewards Facebook Invasive Squad info

The Boulevard Bed Squad will be determining their schedule, with monthly maintenance of the beds spring to fall. Contact stewards@highparknature.org if you would like to join them.


Outdoor sessions are dependent on weather and growing conditions and what is determined to be the greatest need for our volunteer efforts.

 

High Park Stewards meet on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, rain or shine.

 

About the High Park Stewards and 2016 Past Sessions

 

Follow us on and on High Park Stewards Facebook Group

2015 session dates and draft topics and the Stewards 2014 Brochure

If you would like to be added to the list please email stewards@highparknature.org.

 

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