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Free Sunday Walking Tours Walks take place every first and third Sunday of the month, (except April and July = 2nd and 4th Sundays), from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Meet at the benches across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park. Walks may go on wooded trails, so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Walks are led by volunteer scientists, historians, and local naturalists who will help you to understand and explore High Parks many significant features. Walking Tours are volunteer-led with the support of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation. www.highparknature.org www.highpark.org highparkwalkingtours@yahoo.ca @HighParkWalks 2018 Schedule Join us for a walk in the park HIGH PARK SUNDAY WALKING TOURS High Park Nature Centre The Nature Centre offers year-round outdoor education programs that provide the opportunity to gain an appreciation of the park's unique ecosystems and to participate in the restoration of the parks natural areas. Call the Nature Centre at 416-392-1748 or visit highparknaturecentre.com Volunteer Stewardship Join the Volunteer Stewards and the Toronto Urban Forestry staff in restoring wildlife habitat and increasing biodiversity. Help with watering, planting, seed collecting and controlling invasive species. Learn about the environment through presentations and field trips. Sessions are usually held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month except December. To volunteer, send an email to: stewards@highparknature.org Visit Colborne Lodge Visit the house where John and Jemima Howard lived the founders of High Park. This historic museum is run by the City and features many original furnishings and artifacts. Call 416-392-6916. January - April Jan 7 A New Years Stroll Jan 21 Winter Survival: Hiders, Hibernators and Hightailers Pat Parent Feb 4 Wonders of The Winter Forest Don Scallen Feb 18 The Naked Trees of Winter Toronto Urban Forestry March 4 High Park Through the Ages Dave Berndorff March 18 Grenadier Pond Awakens Christine Tu-Parker April 8 My Favourite Trails Sarah Doucette, City Councillor April 22 Spring Awakening Photo-Buff Walk David Allen High Park Walking Tours - 2018 Sunday Morning Walks May - August May 6 Amazing Birds of the Park Brian Bailey May 20 Visiting the Zoo Leader TBD June 3 Seeing Torontos Oak Savannah Through History Joanne Doucette June 17 Plants and Flowers Ron Luft July 8 Invasive Plants and Animals Stephen Smith July 22 Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies Don Scallen Aug 5 Insects and Their Habitats Taylor Leedahl Aug 19 Wildflowers and Grasses of the Oak Savannah Karen Yukich September - December Sept 2 Touch the Earth Joanne Doucette Sept 16 Passion and Poetry Julia Bennett Oct 7 Trees in the Fall Terry Fahey Oct 21 Autumn Splendour Photo-Buff Walk David Allen Nov 4 Geological Wonders and Origins Frank Remiz Nov 18 Art of the Park Grace Petrucci Dec 2 Architecture of the Park Mark Ellwood Dec 16 Holiday Hike and Brunch Walking Tours Committee Free Walking Tours take place every first and third Sunday of the month, (except April and July = 2nd and 4th), from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, starting at the benches just south of Grenadier Restaurant.