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Leash laws to be enforced in Conservation Areas

Leash laws to be enforced in Conservation Areas Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Hamilton Conservation Areas are active places in the spring season as many different user groups head out to enjoy the warmer weather.  Dog-walking is one of the many activities that users of our conservation areas enjoy. HCA welcomes dog owners and…
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Ticks & Lyme Disease

Ticks & Lyme Disease It's that time of year again. The return of warmer weather also brings with it the return of ticks. Keep reading for more information on Ticks. What You Need to Know About Ticks The most common type of tick found in Hamilton is the American Dog tick. American Dog ticks cannot…
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Outdoor Adventure Summer Day Camps in the Dundas Valley

Outdoor Adventure Summer Day Camps in the Dundas Valley Posted on Monday May 6, 2019 Do your kids like to get out and explore? Love being outdoors? Want to learn more about the environment? The Hamilton Conservation Authority offers a variety of environment focused summer day camp programs in the Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Two…
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Gypsy Moth Aerial Spray Program 2019

Gypsy Moth Aerial Spray Program 2019 [caption id="attachment_11726" align="alignright" width="300"] Gypsy Moth Egg Mass. Size compared to household keys.[/caption] Gypsy moth is a non-native invasive species that defoliates trees. The Gypsy moth prefers oak, sugar maple, beech and white pine trees, but may affect other species as well. The life cycle of the Gypsy moth…
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