Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!
TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS
Nature Journaling - Family Nature Walk Sat. Nov 17, 2018 - 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Make a simple journal and use your senses to observe and record nature using sketches, poetry, lists and rubbings. No experience necessary! Meet at the High Park Nature Centre. More details
Art of the Park - Sunday Walk Sunday, November 18, 10.30 am to 12.00 noon.
A trek around the many sculpture sites in the park with art teacher Grace Petrucci.Free. Meet at the square of benches south of Grenadier Restaurant. More Info
Losing Life on Earth - how can we stop the loss of wildlife? Wed. Nov 14 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm. Dr. Pete Ewins, WWF Canada Lead Specialist in Species Conservation, will focus on what exactly WE must do NOW to reverse the decline of wildlife, starting in our own Toronto neighbourhoods. Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia Avenue Presented by Green 13 - please RSVP
NEWS & SIGHTINGS
As part of the ongoing restoration program, some invasive and non-compatible trees will removed in the next few weeks 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 will begin a multi-year removal strategy, with support from Urban Forestry.
MOTHS IN LATE FALL?
The Fall Cankerworm moth (Alsophila pometaria) is busily mating in the last warm days of late fall. 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
High Park Stewards
Buckthorn Busting #3 and Pot-Luck Lunch
Sunday, November 25, 2018, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Meet us in front of the Grenadier Restaurant, rain or shine
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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
MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK