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High Park Movement Strategy Update February 2024 & July 2023

By High Park Nature | February 21, 2024
Response to Proposed Recreational Cycling Pilot Project – February 2024 The City is proposing to launch a recreational cycling pilot in High Park in Summer 2024. This pilot comes as…
New Purple Martin House. Spring 2023. Photo: Clara Greig

First Occupants of Our New Purple Martin House 2023 Update

By High Park Nature | October 15, 2023
Contributed by David Creelman FALL UPDATE: In October, the old purple martin house on the south shore of Grenadier was replaced with a brand-new easy-to-maintain house.  Another big thank-you to…
Chronolog project at Grenadier Pond. Photo: Karen Yukich

The View from Here Grenadier Pond joins worldwide Chronolog project

By High Park Nature | September 18, 2023
A new Chronolog mount has been installed at the lookout pier on Grenadier Pond by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA).  This pilot project invites visitors to take digital…

Hawk Migration is Underway High Park Hawk Watch - Visitors Welcome!

By High Park Nature | September 13, 2023
The High Park Hawk Watch got off to a “flying” start with several bald eagles on September 8th. It continues daily until November 30. Hawks generally fly when the winds…

Mid-Summer Garden Delights Boulevard Beds in Full Bloom

By High Park Stewards | July 27, 2023
It’s late July and the native plants in the High Park Boulevard Beds are putting on a wonderful display!  Many showy flowering perennials are blooming and the native grasses, Big…

INVASIVE PLANT CONTROL CONTINUES DOG STRANGLING VINE MANAGEMENT, SUMMER 2023

By High Park Nature | June 24, 2023
Urban Forestry will continue with management of Dog Strangling Vine in High Park over the next 3-4 weeks this summer.  Staff have been strategically and actively managing a small number…

PRIME NESTING TIME FOR TURTLES HELP PROTECT HIGH PARK'S TURTLES

By High Park Nature | June 18, 2023
High Park is home to two native, at-risk turtles—the common snapping turtle and the Midland painted turtle. A third, the invasive red-eared slider is native to Mexico and the southern…
Indigo Bunting male. Photo: JM

Spring Birds in High Park Migration is happening now!

By High Park Nature | May 4, 2023
May is a busy, exciting month for peak bird migration in High Park. In spring some 50 species of birds arrive to breed here while many others make an important…

High Park: A Balancing Act Virtual Learning Session, recorded on April 27

By High Park Nature | April 27, 2023
High Park is known for many things, including its natural areas. A jewel in the city’s park system, it includes rare plants, animals, and habitats. Join City of Toronto’s Parks…

Movement Strategy Fails to Put Nature and Pedestrians First High Park Movement Strategy enters final phase

By High Park Nature | April 21, 2023
Focus on Protecting Nature When work on the City-led High Park Movement Strategy began in 2021, more than three-quarters of people surveyed sent a clear message : Enhancing and conserving…

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