Category Archives: News Archive

An archive of all past HCA news

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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Fighting Phragmites

The Ongoing Battle of Fighting Phrag The Hamilton Conservation Authority is facilitating habitat improvement on its own property in the area of Cootes Drive and Lower Spencer Creek by tackling one of the most aggressive invasive species in Ontario. Phragmites (‘Phrag’), or European Common Reed, is that tall wavy plant seen in wetlands and ditches…
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