A Walk in Nature (but not mud)

Parking Lot off Spring Gardens Rd 43.292842, -79.886900

Join Peter Langballe for a walk where Grindstone Creek meets Hamilton Harbour. This is simply a walk with new friends on a trail that won't be muddy (Most of the […]

Monthly Meeting: Naturalizing Yards

McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) 175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Naturalizing Yards for Biodiversity, Climate Change Adaption and Community In recent years, there is growing recognition of the importance of habitat stewardship on private land, particularly in urban areas where […]

A Walk in Nature Along Spencer Creek

Spencer Creek Trailhead - Dundas 43.26526, -79.94413

Join Peter Langballe for a walk beside Spencer Creek as it heads into Cootes Paradise. This walk is on flat ground, but it is winter so there may be some icy […]

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

McQuesten Urban Farm 785 Britannia Ave, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

HNC's Pollinator Paradise Project (www.hamiltonpollinatorparadise.org) is a joint initiative that encourages residents across the city to grow native plants to support pollinators and wildlife. If you have a native fruit […]

Bird Study Group: Loggerhead Shrike Recovery Program

The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton 170 Dundurn St. S., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Loggerhead Shrike: On the Brink of Disappearance in Ontario The Eastern Loggerhead Shrike, a migratory subspecies that breeds only in Ontario, is on the brink of disappearance. With less than […]

Trivia, Talks & Toasts

Shawn & Ed Brewing Co. 65 Hatt Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Nature at McMaster and the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System are hosting a Neighbourhood Stewardship: Trivia, Talks & Toasts night! Discover how you can play a part in preserving the […]

Just a Walk in the Woods to Sassafras Point

Sassafras Point 85 Oak Knoll Drive, Hamilton

Join Peter Langballe for a walk to Westdale's Sassafras Point. This is simply a walk with new friends. What we see will depend a bit on whether the water is […]

Monthly Meeting: Working the Night Shift – Urban Raccoons in Canada

McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) 175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

They work at night, traveling unseen through the city like masked bandits, one of the true success stories of species adapting to human disturbance. How do raccoons (Procyon lotor) survive […]

Branching Out: How to Grow Your Local Nature Network

CoWork at the Cotton Factory 301-270 Sherman Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Listen to Rachel and Jackson speak about networking for nature at this CoWork at the Cotton Factory fireside chat. "As President and Vice President of the Hamilton Naturalists' Club Board […]

Bird Study Group: The Sheelah Dunn Dooley Banding Station

The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton 170 Dundurn St. S., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

In early 2023, the Hamilton Naturalist Club approved the initiation of a "MAPS" Banding Station on the Sheelah Dunn Dooley (SDD) Nature Sanctuary. MAPS stands for Monitoring Avian Productivity and […]

Evening Outing to See Woodcocks

Dundurn Park 610 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join Sheldon McGregor on Thursday, April 4th for an evening of watching and hearing American Woodcocks performing their mating display flight. We will be viewing the birds at dusk and […]

Monthly Meeting: 40 Days & 40 Hikes on the Bruce Trail

McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) 175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

In her book 40 Days & 40 Hikes (out April 9, 2024) this adventurer, author, and environmentalist sets herself a new challenge: to hike the Bruce Trail from Niagara to Tobermory […]