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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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Wetlands

Wetlands are essential to our environment - they filter pollutants from our water, help control floods, and provide habitat for numerous wildlife species, including many on the endangered list. A total of 33 per cent of Ontario and 14 per cent of Canada is wetland. Unfortunately, as much as 80 per cent of Ontario's wetland…
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