Meetings

From September through June, TOC members and their guests meet on the second Monday of each month except the first Monday in May and the third Monday in October.

Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. at the High Park Nature Centre (formerly High Park Forestry School), located at 375 Colborne Lodge Drive in High Park, Toronto.Directions to High Park.

2018 MeetingsTop

8 January

Jean Iron

"Gulls and Shorebirds - Ashbridges Bay Flood. The flooding of Woodbine Beach in 2017 produced the finest shorebird and gull watching in Toronto in many years. "

12 February

Dr. Gail Fraser - York University

"Double-crested Cormorants at Tommy Thompson Park"

12 March

Jacqueline L. Scott is a Ph.D. student in Social Justice Education, OISE, University of Toronto

"Birding while Black: Race in the Canadian Outdoors"

9 April

Jeremy Bensette - Point Pelee area birder and naturalist

"Breaking Birding Boundaries: My 2017 Ontario Big Year "

7 May

Stacey Lee Kerr - Bird Studies Canada and Royal Ontario Museum

""Celebrating GTA Biodiversity with BioBlitzes and the Toronto Bird Festival""

11 June

Kristyn Ferguson, NCC

"The Nature Conservancy of Canada in the Carden Alvar and Beyond"

17 September

Ian Maione, Tim McCarthy and WILD ONTARIO

"High Park Hawkwatch - Join Ian and Tim to learn more about Broad-winged Hawks and the value of the Hawkwatch. SPECIAL GUESTS - Wild Ontario and 4 live raptors starting at 7:00"

15 October

Andrea Gress - Ontario Piping Plover Conservation Program Coordinator, Bird Studies Canada

"Piping Plover Conservation in Ontario-the strategies, challenges, and what the future holds"

12 November

Hannah Shinton and Haya Aldoori. Environmental Visual Communications, ROM/Fleming College

"The Moose Cree and the James Bay Shorebird Surveys"

10 December

John Carley, Carole Giagrande and Brian Gibson

"Member's Night -- Refugia: Birding in New Zealand - John Carley, Seabirds of the Gaspe Penninsula - Carole Giagrande and Brian Gibson"

2019 MeetingsTop

14 January

Jean Iron, Garth Riley, Nancy McPherson and Barb Charlton

"eBirding British Columbia"

11 February

Andrea Chreston, Project Manager, Tommy Thompson Park

"Tommy Thompson Park - additional information coming"

11 March

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8 April

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6 May

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10 June

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9 September

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21 October

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11 November

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9 December

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