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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

ABOUT THE PHOTOS: Most of the photos on this site were contributed by local photographers and taken in High Park. Please do not copy or reproduce them without permission. If you would like to contribute photos (low resolution) for this website, please contact us at mail@highparknature.org

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TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Frequent Fliers: New Discoveries in Songbird Migration Wednesday, June 1, 7.30 - 8.45 pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Dr. Bridget Stutchbury will reveal her surprising migration tracking results for Purple Martins and Wood Thrushes and discuss how this research can help us save songbirds. More details

Spring Babies at the Zoo - Walking Tour Sunday, June 5, 10:30 am to 12 noon. High Park’s zoo has a history of more than 120 years! Zookeeper Sonya Dittkrist introduces new arrivals. Meet at benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. Free.

Grenadier Pond - Family Nature Walk Saturday, June 11, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Study life above and below the surface to determine the water quality. Young naturalists of the High Park Rangers will guide you in pond-ering the Grenadier! Meet at the benches just south of Grenadier Restaurant. More details

More Sunday Walks and 2016 brochure

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

OAK FLOWERS

The oak flowers and baby leaves are out. Check the treetops for migrating warblers feasting on the caterpillars and other insects that live here. More about trees

 

SIGNS OF SPRING

Cellophane bees are one of the first insects you can see in the dry open areas of the oak savannah. READ MORE

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

 

MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK

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

 

VOLUNTEER

High Park Stewards

Spring Planting

Sunday, June 12, 2016 10:30am to 12:30pm

Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant

More stewardship program information and photos.

We will be planting in the Tablelands

stewards@highparknature.org.

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Natural Environment Committee

Next meeting: Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6.45 pm at the Howard Park Tennis Club. Read the January 2016 issue of UPDATE with news from our recent activities. PAST ISSUES.

 

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.

Savannah Plants brochure (pdf 8.5x14) to take on your visit to our Restoration Sites (pdf).

 

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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