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Beverly Swamp

The 2,400-hectare Beverly Swamp spans three watersheds - Fairchild, Spencer and Bronte creeks - and offers one of the best and largest lowland swamp forest representations in south central Ontario.¬† Almost half of it is HCA-owned.¬† Parts of it can be accessed by hiking the Lafarge 2000 Trail in the northwest end of the watershed.…
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Trails & Bikeways

Trails & Bikeways The Lafarge 2000 Trail Get outdoors and explore the many great trails in the City of Hamilton. These pathways provide important links to natural areas, valley lands, the Niagara Escarpment, Lake Ontario, and neighboring municipalities. They also offer some of the best opportunities for recreation and nature appreciation - key components in…
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Historical Sites

Historical SitesIn its role as a provider of regional parks and open spaces, the HCA owns and/or manages several historical sites. Organized and self-guided tours of these areas are available. Here's an overview of some of the most popular sites to visit.Griffin House An excellent example of Ancaster's early history is preserved in a simple…
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Invasive Plants & Pests

Invading species are one of the greatest threats to the biodiversity of Ontario's waters, wetlands and woodlands. Originating from other regions of the world, and in the absence of their natural predators or controls, invading species can have devastating effects on native species, habitats and ecosystems. Visit the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)…
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