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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

What’s in Our Spring 2020 Issue

In his first feature article for us, Joe D. Shorthouse, professor of entomology, or the study of insects, teaches us about the only three wild, native roses that grow near the Escarpment. Joe’s feature and beautiful photos show and tell us everything we need to know to identify them, even though they look remarkably alike. […]Read More

Preview of Spring 2020

Cold snowy weather outside, but we get to focus on the spring as we work on our next issue. Here is what you can expect in the Spring 2020 issue:* Chuck Burdick will share his beautiful photos of Escarpment views at Burlington, Jordan, Niagara River, Niagara Glen Nature Reserve and Niagara Falls.* Lois McNaught photographs […]Read More

Regional Collaboration in the GTHA

The Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities with the government of Ontario, addressed those attending the third meeting in a series examining regional economic development in Ontario. This meeting, entitled Regional Collaboration in the GTHA, was held in Hamilton on Oct. 3, 2019. Romano emphasized the importance of trades, saying that people […]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

“Rotary Right Click” & Hess Street Students

This news report was provided by Rotary Club AM of Hamilton. For the fifth time, a number of graduating Grade 8 students from Hess Street School, a Hamilton “inner city school,” will now have computers to take home to help prepare them for the challenges of High School. Computers have become a necessity to complete […]Read More

New Look for New Energy in Downtown Hamilton

Downtown Hamilton Business Improvement Area (BIA) has a new brand identity, intended to reflect new energy that’s being focused on the downtown core. Look past some of the old, tired small stores and the rather unfortunate street people looking like they have nothing but time on their hands, and you see a lot of vibrant […]Read More

Daniel Lipton Conducts Opera

The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra (HPO) is thrilled to present An Evening at the Opera on Saturday, January 16 at 7:30pm at Hamilton Place. And the HPO is bringing back one of Hamilton’s most iconic figures in the world of opera: Conductor Daniel Lipton. Maestro Daniel Lipton conducts a recognizable program of music from across the […]Read More

Hamilton Conservation Secures Escarpment Wetland

News just released from Hamilton Conservation: Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) has completed the purchase of 178 acres in the East Escarpment Wetland Restoration project area. The acquisition was announced at the October 1 Board of Directors meeting. The two properties purchased are adjacent and also link to the Dofasco 2000 Trail and the Devil’s Punchbowl […]Read More

Safety on the Niagara Escarpment

By Chris Firth-Eagland, CAO, Hamilton Conservation Authority We’re sharing this important reminder that the beautiful Niagara Escarpment has hazards that need to be respected. Enjoy this natural wonder, but with caution and common sense. In light of recent incidents at both Tews and Webster’s Falls, the Hamilton Conservation Authority would like to remind trail and […]Read More