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.

2017 MeetingsTop

9 January

Dr Kevin Kerr, Curator of Birds & Invertebrates, Toronto Zoo

"The Role of Zoos in Conservation"

13 February

Ms. Hazel Wheeler, Lead Biologist - Eastern Loggerhead Shrike Recovery

"Loggerhead Shrike Recovery in Ontario"

13 March

Sheryl Santos, Partnering and Engagement Officer, Rouge National Urban Park

"Rouge National Urban Park"

3 April

ZoƩ Lebrun-Southcott, Executive Director, Bird Ecology and Conservation Ontario

"Bobolinks - Grassland birds at risk in agricultural landscapes."

1 May

Caroline Schultz - Executive Director, Ontario Nature

"Protecting life on earth: why we need more parks and protected areas."

12 June

Daniel Riley - Environment Canada, Emily Rondel - Bird Studies Canada, Mark Peck - Royal Ontario Museum

"Checklists - Old and New! eBird, the TOC and the New Taxonomy."

11 September

Diana Teal - Director High Park Nature Centre; Tim McCarthy - High Park Hawk Watch; Leslie Gooding - Conservation Initiatives in High Park

"Welcome back to High Park - We haved moved to the High Park Nature Centre and couldn't be more excited! A TOC re-introduction to the Park. There are lots of things to do so lets get involved! Meeting starts as usual - 7:30"

16 October

Soren Bondrup-Nielsen

"Pukaskwa - A Naturalist's Year Surveying Birds in the Lake Superior Wilderness, 1976-1977"

13 November



11 December


"Member's Night and Book Sale"

2018 MeetingsTop

10 September

Tim McCarthy and Mark Peck

"Hawkwatch Workshop - Hawk Migration has begun and High Park is a great place to improve your hawk identification while helping out with one of the TOC's citizen science projects."