Bird Walks with Judith Gratz

Join Judith as she takes you through High School Park, for an early morning walk listening for and identifying birds who live here year round and those who are just passing through!  All walks are on the third Saturday of each month through June 2024.   Sponsored by...

October & Honey Bees

October- European Honey Bees, Apis mellifera (also called western honey bee) Fun facts:  To make a pound of honey, a bee colony needs to visit 2 million flowers. Honey bees live in their hives throughout the winter, vibrating to stay warm. Female honey bees, called...

The Year of the Pollinator – “September”

September- Pollination 101 Friends of High School Park is kicking off a year of programming and celebration of our native pollinators.  Beginning in October, we will offer educational workshops, photos, fun facts, links to additional sites and conservation tips...

Recent Record-Breaking Tree Cover Loss

Global tree cover loss reached record highs in 2016 and 2017. In 2018, roughly one soccer field of tree cover was lost every second. What drove this loss? #Agriculture is one of the key drivers. Sustainable agriculture will help mitigate the tree cover loss.