Autumn Photo Buff Walk with David Allen

Please join us for our regular 90 minute Sunday walk. David Allen has been taking photographs in High Park for many years. He’ll show you how to get unique shots and what camera settings to use for the best pictures.…

Tramping the Trails

Please join us for our regular 90 minute Sunday walk. Explore some of the beautiful trails in the park. Learn about the different forms of trails, how they were formed and how they related to the natural features of the…

Art In The Park

Please join us for our regular 90 minute Sunday walk. There are a number of beautiful sculptures and statues in the park – some tucked away and some in plain sight. Art enthusiast Grace Petrucci will introduce you to these.…

High Park Stewards Newsletters pdf versions of newsletters sent to Stewards

September 2021 Due to COVID restrictions Urban Forestry is sending out invites to on-site sessions to those who were active in 2019 or have signed up to receive them since them. The general High Park Stewards email list is for…

Who Goes to the Park

Please join us for our regular 90 minute Sunday walk. In 1984, artist Warabe Aska created a beautiful book of paintings and poems called “Who Goes To The Park.” All of the paintings were done in familiar spots in High…

Caterpillars, Moths and Butterflies

The High Park Sunday Walking Tours are starting again! Join Don Scallen for a talk and walk about caterpillars, moths and butterflies. Meet at the benches, on the south side of Grenadier Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. COVID guidelines will be…

High Park Movement Study and Survey Your Opportunity to Speak Up for High Park

The City is launching the High Park Movement Strategy: “a study to improve the travel network for High Park and better serve park users and the community.” The first step is an online survey.  More information can be found on…

LDD (Gypsy) Moth Caterpillars Lymnatria dispar dispari - The "LDD Moth"

If you’ve been walking through wooded areas in the park recently, you may have heard what looks like a gentle rain pitter pattering around you. Not rain, but the munching of hundreds of Gypsy Moth caterpillars! They have been feeding…

TRCA’s 2019 Terrestrial Biological Inventory of High Park View virtual presentation

Presentation Link and Follow-Up Q&As now available! Learn about the Toronto & Region Conservation Authority’s methodology, findings and observations as presented in the final High Park Terrestrial Biological Inventory Report, 2019. A question and answer opportunity followed the presentation. Urban…

Sakura – Cherry Trees in High Park How this Japanese tradition came to High Park

High Park’s cherry trees will not be accessible for viewing in person this year due to COVID-19.  Learn more about virtual blossom viewing. The ritual of Sakura (cherry blossom) Hanami (flower viewing) comes to us from Japan where it has…

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