bird

Welcome to the HCA Blog

Low Water

Water conservation urged within the Hamilton Conservation Authority watershed

June 16, 2021 Current HCA News
Due to ongoing dry conditions, the Hamilton Low Water Response Team has declared a Level 1 Low Water Condition for the entire HCA watershed. This…
Areas 3

Fifty Point master plan public comment process

June 3, 2021 Current HCA News
Fifty Point Conservation Area (Fifty Point) is an 80-hectare property owned and managed by the Hamilton Region Conservation Authority (HCA) located on Lake Ontario at…
100_3516

Help us set policy for offsetting

May 27, 2021 Current HCA News
HCA needs your input to conserve our natural features The Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) Board has asked staff to draft an ‘offsetting policy’ to conserve…
Job Opening

Security Officer at Fifty Point

May 17, 2021 Job Opportunities
SECURITY OFFICER - Fifty Point Conservation Area JOB DESCRIPTION: The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring that every park visitor can have a peaceful, enjoyable…
W-11

Wild Waterworks to remain closed in 2021

April 29, 2021 Current HCA News
It is with deep regret that we announce Wild Waterworks will not be operating in the 2021 season. To safeguard the health and safety of…
COVID alert

HCA conservation areas – what’s open & closed

April 16, 2021 Alerts, Current HCA News
Updated June 8: All HCA conservation areas and trails are open for day use. Any closures or changes will be posted to our website and…
2020AnnualReportCoverCrop

2020 Annual Report released

April 2, 2021 Current HCA News
Message from HCA’s Board Chairman, Councillor Lloyd Ferguson, and HCA CAO, Lisa Burnside Full 2020 HCA Annual Report As we all know, 2020 was one…

Dundas Peak & Tew Falls, Webster Falls reservation system now in effect

March 30, 2021 Alerts
Starting May 1, 2021, an advanced reservation will be required to visit Dundas Peak/Tew Falls and Webster Falls. The reservation system opens April 24, 2021,…
AreaAlert7

Areas may close due to capacity

March 19, 2021 Alerts, Current HCA News
Some areas may reach maximum capacity in our parking lots and may have to close for the day, especially on weekends and holidays. We ask…
Job Opening

Summer jobs in Hamilton Conservation Areas

March 12, 2021 Job Opportunities
The Hamilton Conservation Authority invites you to apply to join our team this summer and contribute to the environment and your community. Life in the…
COVID alert

Office open by appointment only

January 20, 2021 Alerts
Due to requirements under the Enhancing Public Health and Workplace Safety Measures in the Provincewide Shutdown, updated January 12, 2021, all visitors to the HCA's…
100_3351

Enbridge Gas Kirkwall-Hamilton Pipeline Project

November 16, 2020 Current HCA News
Enbridge Gas Inc has proposed a natural gas pipeline and as part of that proposal, easements have been requested by Enbridge from the Hamilton Conservation…
Low Water

Water conservation urged within the Hamilton Conservation Authority watershed

June 16, 2021 Current HCA News
Due to ongoing dry conditions, the Hamilton Low Water Response Team has declared a Level 1 Low Water Condition for the entire HCA watershed. This…
Areas 3

Fifty Point master plan public comment process

June 3, 2021 Current HCA News
Fifty Point Conservation Area (Fifty Point) is an 80-hectare property owned and managed by the Hamilton Region Conservation Authority (HCA) located on Lake Ontario at…
100_3516

Help us set policy for offsetting

May 27, 2021 Current HCA News
HCA needs your input to conserve our natural features The Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) Board has asked staff to draft an ‘offsetting policy’ to conserve…
Job Opening

Security Officer at Fifty Point

May 17, 2021 Job Opportunities
SECURITY OFFICER - Fifty Point Conservation Area JOB DESCRIPTION: The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring that every park visitor can have a peaceful, enjoyable…
W-11

Wild Waterworks to remain closed in 2021

April 29, 2021 Current HCA News
It is with deep regret that we announce Wild Waterworks will not be operating in the 2021 season. To safeguard the health and safety of…
COVID alert

HCA conservation areas – what’s open & closed

April 16, 2021 Alerts, Current HCA News
Updated June 8: All HCA conservation areas and trails are open for day use. Any closures or changes will be posted to our website and…
2020AnnualReportCoverCrop

2020 Annual Report released

April 2, 2021 Current HCA News
Message from HCA’s Board Chairman, Councillor Lloyd Ferguson, and HCA CAO, Lisa Burnside Full 2020 HCA Annual Report As we all know, 2020 was one…

Dundas Peak & Tew Falls, Webster Falls reservation system now in effect

March 30, 2021 Alerts
Starting May 1, 2021, an advanced reservation will be required to visit Dundas Peak/Tew Falls and Webster Falls. The reservation system opens April 24, 2021,…
AreaAlert7

Areas may close due to capacity

March 19, 2021 Alerts, Current HCA News
Some areas may reach maximum capacity in our parking lots and may have to close for the day, especially on weekends and holidays. We ask…
Job Opening

Summer jobs in Hamilton Conservation Areas

March 12, 2021 Job Opportunities
The Hamilton Conservation Authority invites you to apply to join our team this summer and contribute to the environment and your community. Life in the…
COVID alert

Office open by appointment only

January 20, 2021 Alerts
Due to requirements under the Enhancing Public Health and Workplace Safety Measures in the Provincewide Shutdown, updated January 12, 2021, all visitors to the HCA's…
100_3351

Enbridge Gas Kirkwall-Hamilton Pipeline Project

November 16, 2020 Current HCA News
Enbridge Gas Inc has proposed a natural gas pipeline and as part of that proposal, easements have been requested by Enbridge from the Hamilton Conservation…