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Word of the Week: Ecotone
August 22, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Word of the Week: Detritivore
August 15, 2019 by Khadoni Chambers
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Pigskin Poison Puffball
August 13, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
So far, the month of August has been a rainy one! The damp conditions left behind by this weather has led to many exciting late-summer fungi sightings in the shady forests of High Park. One of these sightings is the Pigskin Poison Puffball (or Common...
Word of the Week: Scapulars
August 08, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Word of the Week: Proboscis
August 01, 2019 by Amandeep Singh
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Early Goldenrod
July 30, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
The small golden-yellow flowers of a very well-known North American plant species are now in bloom! The return of Early Goldenrod to High Park is exciting because it is yet another opportunity for us to see some of the many butterflies and bees of th...
Word of the Week: Rhizome
July 26, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Word of the Week: Talon
July 18, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Cicada Song
July 16, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
Its that time of the year again folks! With all this warm weather we’ve been having, its no surprise that we are starting to hear one of the signature sounds of a North American summer: Cicadas! Cicadas are among the loudest insects in the world, a...
Word of the Week: Pterostigma
July 11, 2019 by Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Butter Flying Time
July 03, 2019 by Gar Concannon
Growing up in Ireland, a sighting of a butterfly was a rare and beautiful thing. Butterflies thrive in warm, sunny weather but the absence of those environmental necessities, made a sighting extra special. A trip to a butterfly farm with perfectly si...
Word of the Week: Samara
June 25, 2019 by Jon Hayes & Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
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