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Word of the Week: Cantharidin
October 16, 2020 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: Cupule
October 09, 2020 by Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Let's Talk About Rot
October 07, 2020 by Haya Aldoori
The natural world is full of so many incredible processes but one that maybe doesn’t get talked about enough is decomposition. Decomposition is the process by which organic substances rot and break down into simpler organic matter, reintroducing esse...
Word of the Week: Loment
October 02, 2020 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: Alula
September 25, 2020 by Haya Aldoori
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Sky Blue Aster
September 23, 2020 by Haya Aldoori
A new season has just begun and we are looking forward to all of the changes that the fall will bring to High Park but we are also still enjoying what the summer season has offered us, like the late summer wildflowers. Growing in the sandy soils of H...
Word of the Week: Aril
September 18, 2020 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: Dendrochronology
September 11, 2020 by Julia Miller-Black
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Spotted Sandpiper
September 09, 2020 by Haya Aldoori
You never know what you’ll find by the pungent waters of the High Park retention ponds. Earlier this summer, during the first of our in-person programs, we wandered to the retention ponds in the north-east corner of High Park. A robin-sized bird, wit...
Word of the Week: Prehensile
September 04, 2020 by Julia Miller-Black
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
Word of the Week: Gleba
August 28, 2020 by Maya Adachi-Amitay
Welcome to Word of the Week! Stay tuned for a new word each Friday to amp up your nature vocabulary!...
10 Things You Did Not Know About Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds
August 27, 2020 by Haya Aldoori
There’s nothing quite like the experience of spotting a Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, especially in the city. It usually happens so fast and you’re almost left questioning whether it was in fact a bird that you saw or if it was a large insect....
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