Turtles, Trees & the Other 99%

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

Tune in for a talk on various challenges AND successes with local species-at-risk conservation work: The beginnings of our own small American Chestnut seed orchard (and the trouble with Eastern Redbud) Indulge your nature nerdiness: you only need to know the English alphabet to learn to read our turtle’s marginal scute notch codes. This program […]

Bird Study Group: Owls of Ontario

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

Marcie Jacklin (she/her) has been an avid birder for over 30 years mostly in southern Ontario but has travelled to Borneo, Indonesia, Africa and South America several times. During her travels she has seen and/or heard over 59 species of owls (out of about 250 species in the world). This presentation will feature Owls of […]

103rd Hamilton Christmas Bird Count

Join in on this tradition going back to a pair of adventurous birders in 1921 and which has grown into an annual outing with over a hundred participants scouring Hamilton for every bird that can be found and identified. Click here to see the map* of the coverage area:  Map for Hamilton Bird Count (ONHA) […]

3rd Flamborough Christmas Bird Count

Join in on the 3rd edition of this growing tradition where participants scour the Flamborough area for every bird that can be found and identified. Click here to see the map* of the coverage area:  Map - Flamborough Bird Count (ONFH) To sign up go to:    https://forms.gle/ZsNnjJvTAXAghpas5   * This map is from the […]

9th Peach Tree Christmas Bird Count

Join in on the 9th running of this tradition where participants scour the 'Stoney Creek & Grimsby'-ish area for every bird that can be found and identified. Click here to see the map* of the coverage area:  Map for the Peach Tree Bird Count (ONPR) To sign up go to:    https://forms.gle/ZsNnjJvTAXAghpas5   * This […]

A Walk in the Woods

RBG Arboretum 16 Old Guelph Rd, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join Peter Langballe for a walk to the Marshwalk Lookout. This is simply an outdoor walk with new friends. Dress for the weather and for hilly trails in winter. What we see depends on the weather winter brings. What we learn depends on what we see. If you’ve never been to these woods, you must […]

Monthly Meeting: Invasive Species in the Great Lakes

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

Join us to hear Lujanne Hamdan from Fisheries & Oceans Canada, talk about invasive species in the Great Lakes. Aquatic invasive species are fish, invertebrate or plant species that have been introduced into a new aquatic environment, outside of their natural range. Some of the more visible freshwater invaders in Canada include Asian carp, sea […]

Air & Tree Walk

Bayfront Park Hamilton Harbour Waterfront Trail, Hamilton, Ontario

Join HNC and Environment Hamilton for a walk around Bayfront Park to learn about trees and air quality. Participants will take a casual walk around the loop trail, stopping to admire trees along the way. Experts will talk about the different tree species and their features, local air quality, and how much trees can help to address […]

Bird Study Group: Birds of North India

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

Join Wildlife Photographer, Ankur Khurana as he takes us on a visual journey encompassing the diverse bird species of North India, featuring captivating images and intriguing facts about their habitats and behaviours. You can learn more about Ankur Khurana and admire his astonishing work on his website: https://www.planetwildstories.ca/ Social time starts at 7:00 PM, talks begins at 7:30 PM.

Seedy Saturday Hamilton 2024

Hamilton Central Library 55 York Blvd, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Green Venture proudly presents the 13th annual Seedy Saturday Hamilton on Saturday February 3, 2024 from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the Hamilton Central Library, 4th floor. HNC will be in attendance to represent our collaborative Pollinator Paradise Project with Butterflyway Hamilton and Environment Hamilton. Staff, volunteers, and partners will chat with visitors about […]

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 route is paved road). Dress for the weather! What we see will depend on whether the water is open but the view is always marvelous, […]

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 vegetated cover is lacking. Yet, there are also longstanding traditions for landscaping that may pose conflicts with efforts to naturalize: the beloved colonial turfgrass lawn, […]