Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Decorate a Tree for the Birds Saturday December 15 and Sunday December 16, 10am-12 or 1-3pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Fee/Suggested Donation: $10 Per Person (Kids under 3 free) Help decorate an evergreen tree in High Park with handmade pine cone bird feeders and edible garlands for the birds. Hike through the woods and learn how to feed chickadees from the palm of your hand, search the skies for soaring hawks and discover how birds like cardinals, nuthatches and woodpeckers survive the winter.
Arrive early Saturday morning to join the Christmas Bird Count for Kids – a by donation event! Saturday, December 15, 8:00-9:30am. You will learn how to use binoculars (bring your own pair if you have them), identify birds, and collect data to help with bird conservation efforts.
Holiday Hike - Sunday Walk Sunday, December 16, 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. An informal stress-relieving holiday outing. A brisk but casual social walk ending with hot cider at Colborne Lodge Free. Meet at the square of benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. More Info
NEWS & SIGHTINGS
As part of the ongoing restoration program, some invasive and non-compatible trees are being removed to prepare for a spring prescribed burn and to make space for native tree and shrub plantings. Tree Removal Notice
SWIMMING IN CIRCLES
Have you seen ducks swimming in circles on Grenadier Pond? They're Northern Shovellers feeding just below the surface with their spatulate bills. More about birds
Phragmites australis has invaded Grenadier Pond. Starting this fall Toronto Region Conservation has begun a multi-year removal strategy, with support from Urban Forestry.
High Park Stewards
Winter 2019 program TBA
Enjoy the park and check back in January
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NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners
See a list of gardening resources.
Natural Environment Committee
Natural Environment Committee - next meeting January 7, 2019 (to be confirmed).
Read the October 2018 issue of UPDATE with news about our recent activities.
You can help protect High Park
OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS
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