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HCA and the Parks Canada Discovery Pass

Are Hamilton Conservation Areas Free in 2017? Information regarding the Parks Canada Discovery Pass [caption id="attachment_11039" align="alignright" width="194"] Parks Canada Discovery Pass[/caption] What is the Parks Canada Discovery Pass? To celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday, the government of Canada is offering a FREE Parks Canada Discovery Pass to all National Parks and National Historic Sites across…
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Invasive Species Week at HCA

Invasive Species Week [caption id="attachment_10649" align="alignleft" width="300"] An infested Ash tree due to EAB (Emerald Ash Borer), invasive species that is killing off ash trees in Canada.[/caption] Invasive species have been an increasing element of concern for ecologists, biologists, and land managers over the last 15 years. Invasive species are, “plants, animals, aquatic life and…
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Board of Directors meeting agenda for March 2

Agenda for Board of Directors Meeting March 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Full agenda package Call To Order - Moccio Declaration Of Conflict Of Interest Approval Of Agenda Delegations Member Briefing 5.1 Picture Perfect - 2016 Amateur Photo Contest Winners - Gauden Applications – Development, Interference with Wetlands, and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses 6.1…
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Christie Lake Pond 6 Restoration

Christie Lake Pond 6 Restoration Following the decommissioning of Pond 6 at Christie Lake, restoration work was recently completed on February 16 and a new bridge and trail is now accessible. Sediment and erosion control measures have been installed near the bridge, riparian areas and slope to help stabilize the area. Although the area is…
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