Drop-in Winter Family Nature Walks

Date/Time

Saturday Jan 21, 2017 to Saturday Mar 25, 2017
01:30 PM until 03:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Description

Get outside and explore nature in High Park with your whole family! Grandparents, parents, teens, children and babies alike will love this chance to discover the natural wonders in High Park’s incredible savannahs, woodlands and wetlands. Winter-themed walks are led by our amazing nature interpreters and volunteers, often with the help of guest naturalists.

Please remember to dress for the weather.  Family Nature Walks take place on wooded trails that are not stroller or wheelchair accessible. 

Dates and themes are as follow:

January 21 - Frosty Fairies

Dryads, Wood Nymphs, Fairies & Gnomes! High Park’s magical woodland creatures work hard to make High Park a winter wonderland.  They need our help to build some well insulated fairy homes.  Please support your local fairies.

February 4 - The Sleeping Skeletons of High Park

Come explore High Park’s “Sleeping Skeletons” such as our majestic Oaks, hardy Maples and whimsical Willows.  Learn how to ID trees during their winter dormancy by studying their buds, twigs and bark.  

February 18 - Trekking and Tracking

Brush up on your tracking skills by exploring signs of animals in High Park. Learn to identify shelters, tracks, scat, and more!  

February 25 - Know Your Nature - led by High Park Rangers youth volunteers

Learn about the plants and animals in High Park from the young naturalists of the High Park Rangers group! We will explore woodlands and black oak savannah habitats to learn fascinating facts and connect with the nature surrounding us.  

March 18 - Amazing Animal Adaptations

Come explore the amazing adaptations the animals in High Park have that help them survive and tough it out during our harsh Canadian winters.  

March 25 - Know Your Nature - led by youth

Learn about the plants and animals in High Park from the young naturalists of the High Park Eagles group! We will explore woodlands and black oak savannah habitats to learn fascinating facts and connect with the nature surrounding us.

Cost

Suggested Donation of $2-5

Location

View map High Park Nature Centre
375 Colborne Lodge
TORONTO, ON

Additional Information

Phone

416-392-1748

Contact name

High Park Nature Centre

Contact email

naturecentre@highpark.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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