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, […]

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 patches. Dress for the weather! This area has seen changes made for 'Progress' as well as progress in changes made to fix that. If you’ve walked here, […]

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 tree and are interested in learning how to prune it for health, stability, and aesthetic value then this workshop is for you! Join Adrian Hodgson […]

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 100 individuals counted annually in recent years, a hands-on approach is necessary to prevent the extirpation of this unique predatory songbird. Since 2003, Wildlife Preservation […]

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 natural splendor of the region. Food provided, local craft beer available for purchase. Connect with local organizations and community members, learn about opportunities to protect […]

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 open but the woods and the views are always marvelous. If you have never enjoyed a walk along the Ravine Road Trail, you must come! […]