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Wetland Artistry: Ponds, Frogs, and Natural Charm
BY Judy Major-Girardin
ON March 7, 2016
The importance of wetland ecosystems are somewhat self-evident. Yet, the beauty, tranquility and natural charm of wetland ecosystems, such as Cootes Paradise, are often overlooked. Wetlands are teeming with unique and abundant wildlife that serve many important roles in our community. To highlight the innate allure of wetlands, artist Judy Major-Girardin has provided a few of her pieces to tell u...
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Celebrate the Season with Hamilton Winterfest!
BY City of Hamilton Events Office
ON January 24, 2016
The City of Hamilton invites the community to experience the beauty of the winter season at this year’s annual Hamilton Winterfest. At a time of year when many are tempted to hibernate at home, Hamilton’s Winterfest program inspires residents to get out, connect with others, and experience the best of the city during the winter season.  The city-wide program runs from Feb...
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Climate Change Hamilton
BY Deirdre Connell
ON October 16, 2015
Climate Change Hamilton October is Climate Change Action Month here in Hamilton. Since 2008, residents of Hamilton have used the month of October to celebrate action taken on Climate Change in the community. Since 2008, the Climate Change Hamilton program has been part of that action, particularly through Climate Change Champions and the Hamilton Climate Change Action Charter.   In O...
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#GreenHamOnt: Sustainability 101 - Bringing Sustainability to McMaster University
BY Kate Whalen
ON September 23, 2015
This article was originally published via The Starfish Canada, a forum dedicated to highlighting youth-driven, solutions-based environmental stories across Canada.  With over 3,400 acres of parkland, 137 kilometres of hiking trails, and more than 120 waterfalls, Hamilton has a diverse and unique natural environment. Hamilton is becoming increasingly known for its fascinating environmental fea...
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#GreenHamOnt: Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System is a Management Wonder
BY Archi Rastogi
ON September 8, 2015
This article was originally published via The Starfish Canada, a forum dedicated to highlighting youth-driven, solutions-based environmental stories across Canada.With over 3,400 acres of parkland, 137 kilometres of hiking trails, and more than 120 waterfalls, Hamilton has a diverse and unique natural environment. Hamilton is becoming increasingly known for its fascinating environmental features;...
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#GreenHamOnt: Bees Please - How a Hamilton Project is Empowering Communities to Create a Pollinator's Paradise
BY Ashley Mitton
ON August 24, 2015
This article was originally published via The Starfish Canada, a forum dedicated to highlighting youth-driven, solutions-based environmental stories across Canada.With over 3,400 acres of parkland, 137 kilometres of hiking trails, and more than 120 waterfalls, Hamilton has a diverse and unique natural environment. Hamilton is becoming increasingly known for its fascinating environmental features;...
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