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Winter 2020-21: Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Reading

Winter is always a time to stay warm inside at home, enjoying indoor pursuits, but particularly so during this surge in the pandemic. For this reason, our Winter issue features a long piece of fiction to read, a chapter from David Kendall’s gripping novel Slag. We have published the chapter that is set in Escarpment […]Read More

Hamilton Conservation Authority Photo Contest Winners

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Hamilton Conservation Areas Photo Contest. The amateur photography contest was open from June 17, 2019 to January 31, 2020 and received nearly 900 entries. Submission categories included recreation, wildlife and nature, with the top three photos selected from each category and one […]Read More

Good Stewardship News from Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

This news has just arrived from Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA): Last year, NVCA’s stewardship program received $138,777 from the Environmental Damages Fund to help fund habitat restoration and water quality protection projects between 2019 and 2022. This fund uses the fines collected from environmental violations to support projects that help improve the environment. Many […]Read More

Audit of Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority

This news release by the NDP just in: On Wednesday morning, Welland NDP MPP Cindy Forster’s motion before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts calling for the Auditor General to conduct a full audit into the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) was passed. With the passing of the motion, the Auditor General can move forward […]Read More

New Conservation Area in east part of Hamilton

We’re happy to share this news just in, about new Escarpment lands to be protected: Hamilton Conservation Authority has successfully acquired a new parcel of land as a part of their Wetland Restoration Project and the new East Escarpment Conservation Area. The 10.18 hectare (25 acre) parcel of land is located on the east side […]Read More

Sauble Beach Plover Found Wintering in Florida!

Great news from Stewardship Grey Bruce! A Piping Plover chick hatched at Sauble Beach in 2015 successfully spent its first non-breeding season in Levy County, Florida (Gulf side, northern part of the peninsula–west of Gainesville for curious snow-birders). This is known from active groups in Florida and the Caribbean, monitoring the birds’ presence on their wintering […]Read More