Monthly Meeting: Polar Bears, Wolves, Birds…and Rhinos?

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

Speaker: Maggie Sims Free - no registration required Maggie and Dave Sims recently returned from a trip to the coast of Hudson Bay where they hoped to walk with polar bears, find other northern critters and, just possibly, see the Northern Lights.  It turned out to be a very successful trip with sightings of all […]

Bruce Trail at the Southern Tip of Dundurn St.

Join Charlie Briggs for the first in a series of monthly walks this growing season. This outing will be an unstructured, mindful and slow paced hike along the Bruce Trail as it passes through the west end of downtown Hamilton. Time will be taken to identify and review early flowering trees and shrubs, as well […]

Nature Sanctuary Forum

close to Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

HNC’s Sanctuary Land Trust Committee invites you to join us for a discussion about the restoration and stewardship work being done at the nature sanctuaries. Caring for over 500 acres of natural lands that HNC has permanently protected is a big endeavour and we need help to ensure we’re on the right track. This is […]

Bird Study Group: My Human Powered Big Year

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

In 2022, Brett Forsyth embarked on an adventure to set Ontario’s first human powered big year record. He aimed to document as many of the 400+ bird species in the province as he could through video, photo, and sound evidence. From walking a few steps into his front yard in Guelph, to biking as far […]

Bruce Trail Conservancy – ‘Wetlands in Focus – Windermere Basin’

Windermere Basin Park 105 Eastport Drive, Hamilton

The Bruce Trail Conservancy welcomes all to a walk led by shorebird expert, Chris Motherwell, Past President of the Hamilton Naturalists' Club. The location is Windermere Basin, a City of Hamilton park, little-known to people, but not to migrating shorebirds. Bring your binoculars. For more information and to register, go to: https://hikes.brucetrail.org/event/wetlands-in-focus-windermere-basin/2023-04-22/. Chris will talk […]

Trivia for Nature

St. Paul's United Church 29 Park St W, Dundas, Ontario, Canada

Join us for a fun evening of general trivia. Tickets are $15 or $100 for a team of 8. Bring your favourite snacks. Beer and wine will be available for sale. This fundraising event supports HNC's nature education program. Please contact Jen at land@hamiltonnature.org if you have questions.

Playhouse Cinema – “River” (Documentary)

Playhouse Cinema 177 Sherman Ave. North, Hamilton

The Playhouse Cinema is presenting the 2021 documentary "River" this afternoon (one of three showings this week only). If you can't get out to nature today (or maybe it's just raining), nature on the big screen can help. To see the trailer, go to the official website:  https://www.river.film/ where it states: “RIVER takes its audience […]

Playhouse Cinema – “River” (Documentary)

Playhouse Cinema 177 Sherman Ave. North, Hamilton

The Playhouse Cinema is presenting the 2021 documentary "River" this afternoon (second of three showings this week only). If you can't get out to nature today (or maybe it's just raining), nature on the big screen can help. To see the trailer, go to the official website:  https://www.river.film/ where it states: “RIVER takes its audience […]

40-Mile Creek Canyon, Grimsby, hike with Peter Thoem and Bruce Mackenzie

Forty Mile Creek Canyon Grimsby, Ontario, Canada

Wednesday April 26th evening hike to 40-Mile Creek canyon in Grimsby for early spring flowers, ferns and trees as well as migrant birds. This steep, sloping canyon has distinct  microclimates due to its sheltered position and orientation: the south-facing side being warmer and the north-facing side cooler resulting in different plant communities. Leaders will be […]

The Pipits – Monthly Virtual Walk

Colleen Reilly, the lead Pipit, invites you to the Pipits' monthly Zoom Virtual Walk. There is no expectation that you have your video or audio on - feel free to show up, remain anonymous, and listen in. Participants will chat, show photos, share ID questions and attempt to figure out answers to the questions, and […]

Playhouse Cinema – “River” (Documentary)

Playhouse Cinema 177 Sherman Ave. North, Hamilton

The Playhouse Cinema is presenting the 2021 documentary "River" this afternoon (this is the last showing). If you can't get out to nature today (or maybe it's just raining), nature on the big screen can help. To see the trailer, go to the official website:  https://www.river.film/ where it states: “RIVER takes its audience on a […]

Bruce Trail Conservancy – ‘Wetlands in Focus – Fletcher Creek, North Side’

Fletcher Creek - North Side 43.418667, -80.122722

The Bruce Trail Conservancy invites all to join wetlands expert Bruce Mackenzie on a walk through a lesser-known part of Fletcher Creek Ecological Preserve. This is the part north of the railway tracks. Fletcher Creek Ecological Preserve is under the management of the Hamilton Conservation Authority. Both access and parking are limited so you must […]