Category Archives: Blog

Blog: Boxing Day Hiking

Boxing Day Hiking Posted December 22, 2017 Need to work off that big Christmas meal? Why not grab your friends & family and head out for a winter hike! Before you begin, it's important to remember winter safety when exploring areas. Please click here to learn more about winter safety in our conservation areas.┬áSo strap…
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Blog: Sustainable Christmas Ideas

Sustainable Christmas Ideas Posted December 12, 2017 The holiday season is in full swing! Why not make your Christmas extra "green" this year by considering sustainable gifts and practices. There are so many different ways to make your Christmas more environmentally friendly. If you haven't already, try incorporating some of these ideas this holiday season...…
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Blog: Geocaching for Geography Awareness Week

Geocaching for Geography Awareness Week Posted November 14, 2017 November 12 to 18 is Geography Awareness Week and what better way to celebrate than by going geocaching in our conservation areas! If you're unfamiliar with geocaching, it is basically a treasure hunt. Using various navigational techniques and equipment, including GPS and mobile devices, geocachers hide…
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Blog: Gypsy Moth & Fall Cankerworm

Gypsy Moth & Fall Cankerworm Posted November 7, 2017 HCA ecology staff, along with Steve Robinson, Project Manager of the City of Hamilton forestry staff hosted a Gypsy Moth & Fall Cankerworm workshop Friday, November 3. Couldn't make it to the workshop? Here are some helpful tips to put to use on your property! Fall…
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