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HHWSP Landowner Stories

Read about stewardship projects that other landowners have completed on their property.

Brunsveld Family: In the seventeen years that that the Stewardship Program has been working with the Brunsveld Family, we have helped them undertake eight different Beneficial Management Practices (BMP) projects on the farm, in addition to numerous other BMP projects that they have already undertaken themselves. To read more click here

Columbia International College: CIC and its Ainsliewood Campus Carolinian Forest Remnant is an example of close cooperation between the Hamilton-Halton Watershed Stewardship Program and an urban landowner to preserve and enhance the quality of an urban green space. To read more click here.

Crawford Family: 60 years, 9000 trees, 9 children and 1 newspaper clipping later. A family affiar. To read more click here.

Hidden Lake Golf & Country Club: This program helped us enormously to attain the Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary designation, the highest environmental achievement award people in our field can get. To read more click here.

Lawrence Family: With a commitment to preserve and protect the environment for the benefit of future generations, the purpose of our own personal land management project over the years was to enhance the natural landscape by reforestation, provide prime habitat for wildlife, develop a series of nature trails and start a small Christmas tree business. To read more click here.

Soomet- Kerr Land: Formerly a farmer's field, the cleared area showed the furrows from years of plowing, and now had standing water over most of it, the drainage ditches long since abandoned. To read more click here.

Veterans Memorial Park: Naturalization is a new term for an old idea. When land is left to it’s own devices– it isn’t mowed, ploughed or cut, it changes. It grows plants. This is naturalization. To read more click here.