Introduction

High Park Facts and Figures

High Park Facts and Figures

by High Park Nature

High Park contains some of the most significant natural areas in the City of Toronto including:

  • an outstanding concentration of provincially and regionally rare plant species
  • provincially rare black oak savannahs
  • regionally rare moist red oak and hemlock forests
  • locally significant examples of lakeshore marsh, natural bottomlands and dry red oak/white oak upland forests.
Indian Grass in the Black Oak Savannah. Photo: Karen Yukich
Indian Grass in the Black Oak Savannah. Photo: Karen Yukich

Sources

News & Sightings

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…

5 Important Ways to Protect Wildlife in Toronto As Spring approaches, we look forward to a new year of gardening, stewardship, bird watching and protecting the natural habitats we care about.

As Spring approaches, we look forward to a new year of gardening, stewardship, bird watching and protecting the natural habitats we care about. Some things can be accomplished by groups of people and others can be done at home. For…

Leave the Leaves for Wildlife and more things to do this spring… Don't clean-up your garden just yet insects need some time to grow

Now that spring-like weather is here, we gardeners are desperate to “get in the garden” but the insects need us to hold on just a little bit longer. Garden waste pickup begins next week (March 15) but we urge you…

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