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Fall Clubs Registration
Get ready: Fall Clubs registration is around the corner! Registration opens online on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 AM!
Summer Adult Workshops
Learn about plants and insects this summer with Richard Aaron and David D'Entremont!
Wild Bee Buzz Talks
Get all the buzz on bees at Wild Bee Buzz Talks: our summer speaker series! Talks are aimed at ages 8+ and entry is by donation!
High Park at Night: Urban Bat Walks
Look and listen for bats in High Park on four Wednesdays this summer, 8:30 - 10 PM! All ages are welcome!
Family Nature Walks
Guided walks on 6 summer weekdays, usually 1:30 - 3 PM. Click here for the full calendar of walks!


Upcoming Events

Jul
18
7:00 AM
Our Fall Club registration opens today at 7:00 am. Registration is online only. Register early to avoid disappointment!  For more information about our nature clubs, click here.

Jul
18
By donation
1:30 PM
Butterflies, grasshoppers and worms, oh my! High Park is a haven for so many creepy crawlies and fantastic fliers. Come explore the amazing world of bugs and learn facts such as what makes an insect different from a bug. You’ll discover some of the reasons why bugs are so incredible, how important they are to the ecosystem as well as have a chance to see some up close and personal. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! No pre-registration necessary, this is a drop-in event. Suggested donation of $2-$5 per person. Meet at: High Park Nature Centre located at 375 Colborne Lodge Dr. For more information, check out our Family Nature Walks page.

Jul
24
By donation
8:15 PM
High Park is lucky enough to be home to many incredible moths! As most moths are nocturnal, this special edition Family Nature Walk will take place in the evening to maximize moth-viewing opportunities. Members of the Toronto Entomological Association will also be on hand to share their knowledge. Join us to find out more about these special creatures and help us find as many varieties as we can! This Family Nature Walk is in partnership with Toronto Entomological Association.This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! No pre-registration necessary, this is a drop-in event. Suggested donation of $2-$5 per person. Meet at: Square of benches just south of the Grenadier Restaurant

Jul
28
$50 early bird
1:00 PM
Join David d’Entremont as he dives into a whirlwind tour of the Odonata – the amazing and ancient group of flying insects that includes Dragonflies and Damselflies. Learn about Dragonfly and Damselfly biology, anatomy, and identification, and then pull on your hiking boots as we venture out into High Park to see what species can be found nearby. Fee:  $50 Early Bird (Must register at least three weeks in advance)$60 Regular$44 Seniors (age 60+) For more information about this workshop and our policies, please visit our Adult Workshops page.



Aug
1
By donation
1:30 PM
Join us to explore the endangered Black Oak Savannah ecosystem in High Park. Learn indigenous peoples' role in the creation and maintenance of the Savannah and how the city currently continues to restore it through yearly burns. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! No pre-registration necessary, this is a drop-in event. Suggested donation of $2-$5 per person. Meet at: High Park Nature Centre located at 375 Colborne Lodge Dr. For more information, check out our Family Nature Walks page.

Aug
1
By donation
7:00 PM
We interact with bees and other pollinators often daily during the warm months in the city. Many of these animals live among us, and some even use infrastructure - including buildings and other structures to nest. This has led to the integration of their needs into the creative process of architecture, design, and materials development. In this talk we will examine existing and proposed products and designs that support pollinators and evaluate their viability and suitability in an urbanizing world. This event is drop-in and suited to an adult and youth ages 8+ audience. Suggested donation is $5. 

Aug
1
By donation
8:30 PM
Let's explore High Park's amazing and mysterious bat populations! Using hand-held bat detectors, we will listen for bats' ultrasonic calls in High Park, explore their habitat, behaviour, and favourite foods as they swoop and loop during their evening, mid-air forage.  Supported by Kiwanis Club of Toronto

Aug
1
By donation
10:00 PM
As the sky fades into night, explore the astrological wonders above us with the help of our new telescope!  This party follows our Urban Bat Walk Supported by Kiwanis Club of Toronto
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