How Adele spent her day off in Toronto Published Oct. 6th, 2016 Chris Mejaski, etalk.ca "After performing two of four sold out shows in Toronto this week, Adele took some time Wednesday to relax and take a walk in the park -- and we have the photos! The singing superstar [...]
Friends of High Park Zoo fundraises for new capybara enclosure Published October 6th, 2016. May Warren, The Star "Extreme Makeover: Capybara edition The most famous residents of Toronto’s High Park Zoo could soon see a home reno. Friends of High Park Zoo, a non-profit that raises money for the free [...]
High Park capybaras getting renovations that could keep them at home CBC News Published October 6th, 2016 The capybaras that made worldwide headlines in the spring when they escaped from Toronto's High Park zoo will soon have more space to strut their stuff — and perhaps less chance of escaping [...]
Support the High Park Zoo during Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Posted: Sat., Oct 01, 2016 Lisa Rainford, Bloor West Villager "For life-long High Park area resident Charles Jewell, running has become a lifestyle. Five years ago, he was suffering severe back pain with herniated discs when he realized he had to [...]
Master plans unveiled to volunteers Metro Morning Interview Matt Galloway and Chair, John Formosa Feb 3 2015 CBC News Posted: Feb 03, 2016 6:30 AM ETLast Updated: Feb 03, 2016 8:00 AM ET The plan for the High Park Zoo will include places to pet llamas and bunnies. (Friends of [...]
Inside Toronto Mon., Feb 01, 2016 | By Hilary Caton http://m.insidetoronto.com/news-story/6258188-friends-of-high-park-zoo-unveil-future-improvements From facing closure to getting a facelift, High Park Zoo not only continues to bring people closer to nature, it now has improvements in its future. Plans for the zoo's future improvements were unveiled to a room of eager [...]
Toronto's dwellers love an animal story. Here's a look at the year's top headlines. Vince Talotta / Toronto Star Order this photo A peacock from High Park Zoo was spotted in the Parkdale area, flying from house to house. By: thestar.com, Published on Sun Dec 27 2015 Over the years, [...]
The AGO expansion, ROM crystal and High Park Zoo are projects that were the result of philanthropy. B Contributed A concept drawing for Project: Under Gardiner, a $25-million plan to convert a stretch of land beneath the Gardiner Expressway into an urban park. By: Chris Bateman For Metro Published on [...]
Oct 16, 2015 High Park Zoo supporters working on master plan Second master plan meeting set for Dec. 16 High Park Zoo Staff file photo/IAN KELSO Friends of High Park Zoo (FHPZ) launched the High Park Zoo Master Plan. Bloor West Villager By Lisa Rainford One of the many reasons [...]
It isn't the landscaped space that makes a park a glorious place, it is the work and activity and passion of everyday citizens. Take the west end's beloved High Park, where this essential truth comes to life all around you. By: Edward Keenan Columnist, Published on Sun Jul 12 2015 [...]
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Friends of High Park Zoo
Friends of High Park Zoo (FHPZ) was formed in 2012 to raise the necessary funds to ensure that the Zoo remained open in the wake of City budget cuts for the 2012 and 2013 operating years. With the City restoring operating funding in 2014, FHPZ looks to raise sustainable funding from individuals, corporations and local businesses to enhance and sustain the Zoo.