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Taking the Lead New Public Education Campaign Launches in High Park

By High Park Nature | October 11, 2022
The High Park On-Leash Committee (HPOC) is a volunteer group composed of High Park Nature supporters, dog owners and concerned community members. The group’s mission is to encourage compliance with…

Spraying for LDD/Spongy Moth Caterpillars Spring 2022 with Late Summer Update

By High Park Nature | August 29, 2022
High Park was sprayed for LDD Moth caterpillars (also known as Spongy Moth, previously called Gypsy Moth) in spring 2022. The first application took place on Saturday, May 28, the…

Call for a Ban on Fishing at High Park’s Grenadier Pond Time to put nature first

By High Park Nature | July 10, 2022
For at least a decade the High Park Natural Environment Committee (NEC) has been urging the City of Toronto to put an end to fishing at Grenadier Pond. The committee’s…

Where there’s smoke, there’s renewal Article in Toronto Star, May 14, 2022

By High Park Nature | May 14, 2022
The High Park Stewards and the prescribed burn that took place on April 29, 2022 are both featured in an article by Emily Waugh in the Toronto Star. Read the…

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

By High Park Nature | May 5, 2022
High Park’s cherry trees are blooming! Vehicle access is closed in the park. For more information, including a map of locations, virtual tours and accessibility information visit the City’s Cherry…

Prescribed Burn Returns on April 29, 2022

By High Park Nature | April 27, 2022
Urban Forestry will undertake a prescribed burn in 4 locations in High Park on Friday, April 29. Be aware that the park will be closed to vehicles on burn day. …

Grenadier Pond Wetland Complex declared a Provincially Significant Wetland

By High Park Nature | April 21, 2022
We are pleased to announce that the Grenadier Pond Wetland Complex has been given “Provincially Significant Wetland” status by the Ontario government. The evaluation summary, conducted by Toronto Region Conservation…

Now available – the latest issue of our UPDATE newsletter

By High Park Nature | April 6, 2022
Please see the April 2022 issue of our UPDATE newsletter for a summary of news and activities involving the High Park Natural Environment Committee, High Park Stewards and our City…

High Park Stewards Newsletters pdf versions of newsletters sent to Stewards

By High Park Stewards | January 29, 2022
February 2022 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…

High Park Christmas Bird Count 2021 Results

By High Park Nature | December 21, 2021
by Bob Yukich The annual High Park Christmas Bird Count was held on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021 (a mostly sunny day with light snow-cover). Our route recorded a total of…

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