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Indigenous Youth Wanderers
A land-based program within High Park Ancestral Lands for Indigenous Youth between the ages of 12-17. Click for more details!
How to Make Nature Your Classroom: Spring Splendour
In this FREE course, discover a wealth of spring activities students will love, and feel calm and confident taking your teaching outdoors!
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ReWild at Home
A selection of 1 hour, interactive online teambuilding programs for child and youth-aged groups who are meeting online. Click here for me!


Upcoming Events

Oct
2
Free
1:00 PM
Saturday October 2,1:00 - 2:30 pm 3:00 - 4:30 pm Did you know that you can take a subway, walk or bike to a globally imperilled ecosystem right here in Toronto? Join Alan Colley from Toronto Aboriginal Eco Tours to learn about the Black Oak Savannah in High Park. During this all ages nature walk, you will experience the legacy of Indigenous Stewardship as you walk through mature Black Oaks, tall grasses and wildflowers and learn about the important role of fire. Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for resourcing this walk. In Person - High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge Drive This event is part of city of Toronto's, Ravine Days (October 2-11), a time where we are all invited to explore and celebrate Toronto's beautiful and important ravine network.

Oct
9
Free
10:00 AM
Saturday October 9, 10:00 - 12:00 pm Join artist, Alan Li, and learn about the wonders of ravines and why they matter. On this Sketching Walk, you'll learn about the history of Wendigo Creek and Grenadier Pond as you take time to pause and draw a few of the plants and animals you encounter along the way. This event is for people ages 10 and up who are keen to hone their connection with nature through drawing. Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for resourcing this walk. Free In Person - High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge Drive This event is part of city of Toronto's, Ravine Days (October 2-11), a time where we are all invited to explore and celebrate Toronto's beautiful and important ravine network.

Oct
16
Free
1:00 PM
Seeds are the first and last stage of a plant's life. Join Angel Beyde, Organic Master Gardener, in our Black Oak Savannah restoration garden to learn how seeds represent freedom, equity and food sovereignty, for human and animal communities. We will learn how to sustainably harvest seeds in the larger context of a regenerative and reciprocal relationship to the earth. Please note the skills learned in this workshop are to be practiced in your own yard/ garden or the yards and gardens of friends - harvesting seeds from parks is strictly prohibited to sustain healthy plant and animal populations. Thank you to the City of Toronto's ShowLoveTO for resourcing this walk. Free In Person - High Park Nature Centre, 375 Colborne Lodge Drive

Oct
17
$15
1:00 PM
Experts from the Mountsberg Raptor Centre will bring at least three raptors to the Nature Centre - so you are guaranteed to see three of the following up close: Broad-winged Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Merlin or Peregrine Falcon. You'll learn what makes each of these birds of prey unique and the challenges they face due to human activity. After the outdoor presentation you'll get to choose your own self-guided adventure in the park using our raptor ID guides and knowledge of the best places to see raptors in the park.We offering this program at three different times (1:00 - 2:00 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm & 4:00 - 5:00 pm). Each session has a capacity of 25 people. Tickets: $15/person (receive 20% off when you purchase 3 or more tickets using coupon code HAWKS). Children 3 and under are free but must be registered for contact tracing. Tickets are non-refundable unless the Nature Centre cancels the event, in which case you will receive a full refund. Notes: This event is an outdoor event with a capacity of 25 participants. It is a rain or shine under the cover of our verandas. So please dress for the weather and bring a blanket to keep warm.


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