February 11, 2019: In this presentation, Scott Peck, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer/Director, Watershed Planning & Engineering with the Hamilton Conservation Authority talks about the acquisition of lands, environmental assessment process, and restoration work for the creation of natural wetland detention facilities and wetland enhancement to address downstream urban flooding and erosion issues within Battlefield and Stoney Creek.
January 14, 2019: As the Hamilton Naturalists? Club arrives at its 100th year of environmental stewardship, education and preservation, there is lots to celebrate! But there is also a lot at stake, and we need everyone involved, from every age group and background.
Enter the Junior Naturalists? Club and the Young Environmental Science (or YES) Alliance, two environmentally-driven, hands-on, mentor-based youth clubs geared to the continued connection to Mother Earth and guiding students striving for a post-secondary career in the environmental sciences.
December 10, 2018: While we often think of cultural heritage and natural heritage as separate topics, they share something very important. They are all about the stories we can tell based on the environment around us.
Trees can be considered as essential components of both the natural and cultural heritage of an area. We?ll see what stories we can tell about trees in our area, combining the fields of natural and cultural heritage to seek a deeper understanding of the importance of nature in urban areas.
November 12, 2018: Tyler Schulz, Deputy Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, provided an overview of Ontario?s Environmental Bill of Rights. He discussed topics from the recent annual reports, with an update of the government?s progress on environmental protection and greenhouse gas emissions reductions.