News Release

March 7, 2017

Prescribed burns planned in Toronto's High Park and Lambton Park this spring to sustain threatened habitat

The City of Toronto's Parks, Forestry and Recreation division will conduct prescribed (controlled) burns in High Park and Lambton Park in early to mid April as part of a long-term management plan to protect and sustain Toronto’s rare black oak savannahs.

Urban Forestry staff will monitor weather conditions and set the date for the burns when ideal weather conditions are expected. Staff will announce the exact date and time at least 24 hours before the burn.

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