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

 
 

TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

 

Nifty Nests and Bouncy Babies - Family Nature Walk Saturday, April 21, 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Springtime breathes new life into High Park. Join us to explore who is being born at this time of year and look out for their nifty and creative nests. You’ll also learn about some of the most quirky mating behaviours. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! More info

Outdoor Play in the Early Years - Adult Workshop Saturday, April 21, 2:00 - 5:00 pm. Early years educators and naturalists Sinéad Rafferty and Claire McCann focus on the importance of getting children outside in their early years. Learn practical approaches for incorporating outdoor education into the lives of children under 5 years. Cost: $55 - please register. More Info and Register

 

Spring Photo Buff Walk - Sunday Walk

On Sunday, April 22 from 10:30 to 12 noon, join professional photographer David Allen and learn to frame the best seasonal images. Bring a camera, ipad or other photo device. More Info

More Sunday walks

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

SIGNS OF SPRING

Watch for more birds to show up as spring gets going! More about High Park in Spring.

 

PRESCRIBED BURN SPRING 2018

A prescribed burn is being planned for spring 2018. For more details see the advance notice. READ MORE

 

DEVELOPMENTS NEAR HIGH PARK

For more information on developments near High Park read this Update on Development Proposals and High Park

 

HIGH PARK QUARTERLY

For five years, from Spring 1994 to Winter 1998, the High Park Quarterly magazine documented a very fertile period of restoration and community involvement in High Park. Read more

 

HIGH PARK STORIES & ART PROJECT

 View the latest entries

 

MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK

Find out what makes High Park such an outstanding natural area. READ MORE and Facts & Figures

 

VOLUNTEER

High Park Stewards

Earth Day Spring Clean-up in the Boulevard Beds

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Meet us in front of the Grenadier Restaurant

More stewardship program information and photos.

Follow us on      VOLUNTEER!

2017 photos and volunteers

 

Natural Environment Committee

Read the March 2018 issue of UPDATE with news about our recent activities.

PAST ISSUES OF UPDATE NEWSLETTER. 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

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

See a list of gardening resources.

Native Plant Sale, May 20.

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

 

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.

 

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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