Category Archives: News Archive

An archive of all past HCA news

Coyotes Spotted in Hamilton Conservation Areas

Coyotes Spotted in Hamilton Conservation Areas HCA advises the public that coyotes have been sighted recently in some conservation areas. Coyotes are a natural part of a healthy ecosystem in agricultural and rural areas, but have been known to forage in urban residential areas as well. Habitat in Ontario includes marginal farmland, highly developed mixed…
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Guided Hikes at the Dundas Valley

Guided Hikes at the Dundas Valley Come explore the beautiful trails of Dundas Valley and learn about local plants, wildlife, and heritage features on a guided hike! Three different hikes and five different dates to choose from! Main LoopJuly 29 & August 213.5 km, 2 hoursModerate difficulty, variable terrain McCormack TrailJuly 31 - CANCELLED Main…
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Films in the Forest Returns!

Films in the Forest Returns! Bring your family, friends, chairs and blankets to sit under the stars and enjoy some new family films   this summer at the Hamilton Conservation Authority! Films in the Forest returns this summer to Fifty Point and Valens Lake Conservation Areas. HCA will be screening four films in our conservation areas…
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West Nile Virus in Hamilton

West Nile Virus in Hamilton What you need to know about West Nile Virus West Nile virus is found in the wild bird population. A mosquito gets infected by feeding on the blood of an infected bird. An infected mosquito can then bite a person or animal and give them West Nile virus. Not all…
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