Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Amazing Animal Adaptations - Family Nature Walk Saturday, January 26, 1:30 to 3 pm. Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. Come explore the amazing adaptations animals in High Park have that help them survive our harsh Canadian winters. More details
No Sunday Walk Events in January
Winter Tree Identification - Sunday Walk Sunday, February 3, 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. With Kaylyn Crawford. Free. Meet at the square of benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. More Info
NEWS & SIGHTINGS
CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT RESULTS
The most recent High Park Christmas Bird Count was held on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. Total species: 49; all-time total: 103. Three species were added to the all-time list: Red-necked Grebe, Gray Catbird and Ruby-crowned Kinglet.
In the days before artificial refrigeration, Torontonians harvested ice from local natural sources—including Grenadier Pond! READ MORE (Torontoist article by David Wencer)
More about High Park in Winter
Phragmites australis has invaded Grenadier Pond. Starting fall 2018 Toronto Region Conservation has begun a multi-year removal strategy, with support from Urban Forestry.
High Park Stewards
Jan 27: Urban Birds and Citizen Science
Speaker: Emily Rondel
10:30am to 12:30pm. Howard Park Tennis Club. 430 Parkside Dr.
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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.
Join us and many nature protection and citizen groups and thousands of Ontarians making efforts to stop Bill 66 from obliterating years of struggle to establish and bring into force essential environmental protection laws in Ontario.
You can help protect High Park
OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS
MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK