Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Christmas Bird Count for Kids - Special Event Saturday, Dec. 16, 8:00 – 9:30 am at the High Park Nature Centre. Free - suggested donation $2-$5 per person. Pre-registration recommended.
Decorate a Tree for the Birds - Special Event Saturday, Dec. 16 & Sunday, Dec. 17, 10:00 – 12:00 pm, 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Help decorate an evergreen tree in High Park with handmade pine cone bird feeders and edible garlands for the birds. Hike through the woods. Fee/Suggested donation $10 (children under 3 free). More details
Holiday Hike - Walking Tour Sunday, Dec. 17, 10:30 to 12 noon. An informal stress-relieving holiday outing. A brisk but casual social walk ending with hot cider at Colborne Lodge. Meet at the benches, across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park.
NEWS & SIGHTINGS
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
MOTHS IN LATE FALL?
The Fall Cankerworm moth (Alsophila pometaria) is busily mating in the last warm days of November. Watch for the grey males flying in search of flightless females on tree trunks, also for the banding project underway this fall. More about moths
A MAST YEAR FOR OAKS
Every 4 years or so there is a bumper crop of acorns. This could be the year! Read more
HIGH PARK STORIES & ART PROJECT
MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK
High Park Stewards
Protecting Biodiversity in Ontario, the Environmental Commissioner’s Perspective
Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 10:30am to 12:30pm
HPTC 430 Parkside Dr. M6R 2Z3
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Natural Environment Committee
Read the September 2017 issue of UPDATE with news from our recent activities.
You can help protect High Park
NATIVE PLANT GARDENING
See a list of gardening resources.
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.
OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS