About Our Stewardship Program

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High Park Stewards planting, 2013. Photo: Sharon Lovett
High Park Stewards planting, 2013. Photo: Sharon Lovett

For those of us who care about the environment and the survival of creatures of all kinds, finding a way to actually do something to help them survive, enhances our own lives and will be a legacy to be proud of. Volunteer Stewards have been working with the City of Toronto since 1996, to protect and restore the remaining natural areas of High Park including large areas of Savannah with Black Oak trees and related flora and fauna. During the spring, summer and fall we plant, collect seeds, and remove invasive species from restoration sites.

Our 20th Anniversary

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Tania Aggart with 20th Anniversary Cake. Photo: Sharon Lovett

High Park Stewards 20th Anniversary, 2017. Infographic: Magali Rotoullie
High Park Stewards 20th Anniversary, 2017. Infographic: Magali Rotoullie

What's New?

TRCA’s 2019 Terrestrial Biological Inventory of High Park

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…

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