Adult Rangers is a group that meet once a week to learn about nature, do stewardship activities in the park and meet other like-minded individuals.
The winter season of Adult Rangers will run 10:30AM-12PM every Thursday for six weeks from February 2 - March 9. This season, sessions will include Sessions will include community science projects, invasive species removal, winter tracking, and lots more!
As a High Park Ranger participant you will:
Note: Application is not a guarantee of enrollment. We will review your application and get back to you soon!
We like for the Rangers activities to be in alignment with the goals and interests of the participants and individual leaders. We also believe that activities should be as relevant and connected to the seasons and the happenings in the park as possible. However, some things that are consistent activities include:
At this time, Rangers is generally not accessible for people with mobility disabilities due to the hilly terrain and narrow trails. However, each situation is unique and if you have questions about the program’s suitability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Past seasons of Rangers had been supported by Rotary Club of Parkdale - High Park; The Good Foundation; High Park Western Beaches Fund.
We want to measure the impact of this program. We will ask participants to fill out a Nature Relatedness questionnaire at the beginning and end of the program. There will be 21 questions to better understand how connected people feel to nature before and after the Rangers program. This questionnaire is anonymous. Here are the questions in the questionnaire here.
Yes. Rangers continue in the rain. Please do your best to come prepared to spend 2 hours outdoors. We will have some extra rain boots and raincoats to lend. We occasionally cancel because of high winds or extreme temperature.
It is ideal if Rangers are dressed for the weather and conditions. We do have a limited amount of additional outerwear and rainboots for Rangers who would like to borrow these items.