Workshops for Adults


Our workshops are aimed at an adult audience looking to learn more about nature. No previous knowledge is required!  

You can click on the name of the workshop below for more details and to register.  Registration is required for all workshops.

We are offering a SUMMER SPECIAL DISCOUNT for registering for more than one Adult Workshop this summer!  

$50 for one workshop

$37.50 per workshop, when registering for 2 or 3 workshops total
$25 per workshop, when registering for 4 or 5 workshops total

How it works: If you register for multiple workshops, your discount will be applied based on the Ticket Type you select during registration.  To register, click on a workshop link below and then click on “Register”.  You will have the option to choose the appropriate ticket types.

Please contact us if you encounter any difficulties registering or have any questions regarding registration.  You can reach us at or by calling 416-392-1748.  Our Office Hours are between 9 am – 4pm, Monday-Friday.

The Secret Sex Lives of Plants with Richard Aaron – July 13, 2017 

Insects and Arachnids for Beginners with Dr. Emily McLeod – July 22, 2017 

From Houndstongue to Shepherd’s Purse: Wildflower Names and Their Meanings with Richard Aaron- July 27, 2017 

Friend or Foe: The Intriguing World of Weeds with Richard Aaron – August 10, 2017 

Poisons, Spines and Blisters: Plants with a Dark Side with Richard Aaron – August 24, 2017 

Cancellation Policies for Workshops for Adults

Requests for refunds made 14 or more days before the start of the program will receive a 90% refund (10% will be retained as an administration fee). Requests for refunds made less than 14 days before the start of the program will receive no refund. Requests for cancellations or refunds must be made in writing and submitted by email to
Please note, the High Park Nature Centre may cancel any event if the minimum number of participants is not achieved 14 days prior to the date of the workshop.  We will notify registered participants of cancellation at that time and provide a full refund.