Category Archives: News Archive

An archive of all past HCA news

Fisheries

  Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) is finalizing a major fisheries management plan that will create long-range benefits for the areas' waterways and ensure a healthy tradition of fishing continues for generations to come. The plan reviews all existing fisheries data in the HCA watershed to classify streams based on provincial standards. It also identifies all…
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Water Monitoring

Provincial Water Quality Monitoring Network Provincial Groundwater Monitoring NetworkHCA participates in the Provincial Water Quality Monitoring Network by taking water samples from various creeks and streams on a monthly basis. Water quality samples are taken at seven sites within the HCA watershed from April to November and are analyzed for water chemistry by the Ontario…
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Land Use Regulations

Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses: Regulation 161/06 under Ontario Regulation 97/04 Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses: Regulation 161/06 under Ontario Regulation 97/04 Applications for permits under the Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses Regulation 161/06 under Ontario Regulation 97/04 How does…
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What We Do – An Overview

The Hamilton Conservation Authority, headquartered at the western end of Lake Ontario, is the region's largest environmental management agency. For over 30 years it has spearheaded grassroots environmental efforts to help ensure a safe and sustainable community. The HCA owns, leases or manages about 4,443 hectares (10,978 acres) of environmentally significant land. Much of it…
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