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An archive of all past HCA news

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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Funding Available for Access to Outdoor Education

Funding Available for Access to Outdoor Education The Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) and Hamilton Conservation Foundation are pleased to offer the 2017 Access to Outdoor Education Transportation Grant for At Risk and Inner City schools participating in the HCA’s Outdoor Environmental Education Programs. The Access to Outdoor Education Transportation Grant is an initiative of the…
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CANCELLED: MEC Snowshoe and Ski Rental Days

Try something new this winter! HCA has teamed up with MEC to have rentals available on select dates at both Dundas Valley and Christie Lake. MEC will have on the spot cross country ski and snowshoe equipment rentals available from 10am to 3pm. Last rental is at 2pm. Dates and locations below. Christie Lake at…
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Ice Fishing on Valens Lake Now Open

Cold temperatures have finally arrived and Valens Lake is open as of January 7 for on ice activities.  There is currently 7.5" of solid ice on the lake. The lake is open for ice fishing, and with the lack of snowfall is perfect for skating! Please note, the ice skating trail loop is currently closed…
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