EVENTS

Events at a Glance

April 2018

 
19 April

Feathered Photography

 7:00pm - 9:00pm       47 Discovery Dr, Hamilton, L8L 8K4
  Eagles, owls, and ducks galore! With spring in the air, birds are returning to Hamilton from their winter migration. They are singing loudly and showing off their beauty! This event will touch on local bird species, Hamilton as an Important Bird Area, and photography tips to get the best shot of our feathery friends.
*There will also be light snacks and drinks

  • Thursday April 19; 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Hamilton Waterfront Trust Building, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton   view map
  • Contact Steve Watts at BARC (905.527.7111) for more information
  • Event hosted by Bay Area Restoration Council 

21 April

Trivia for Nature

 7:00pm - 10:00pm       St. Pauls United Church, 29 Park St W, Dundas, ON, L9H 1X3

 
Join Hamilton Naturalist Club for their  13th annual fun night of general trivia. Great prizes for winners and door prizes. Proceeds go to Hamilton Naturalists' Club's outdoor education program to get kids out in nature.
 
Tickets are $15 each or $80 for a team of 8. Bring your favourite snacks. See old friends and make new friends!
  • Saturday, April 21; 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • St. Pauls United Church, 29 Park St W, Dundas, ON, L9H 1X3
  • To register contact Jen at land@hamiltonnature.org.
  • Event hosted by Hamilton Naturalist Club
22 APRIL

Earth Day Beach Clean-up

 1:00pm - 3:00pm      180 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, L8E 3L8
 
Join Earth Day (Hamilton-Burlington) and BARC  for a beach clean-up! Help keep our beaches beautiful. Wear closed toes shoes, come dressed for the weather and remember your reusable water bottle.  Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. Meet at the Lakeview Building.
  • Sunday April 22, 2018; 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 180 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, L8E 3L8
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) for more information
25 APRIL

Ravine Road Walk

 6:30pm - 8:00pm      83 Marion Ave N, Hamilton, ON 
  Join Hamilton Naturalist Club for an evening hike, led by Peter Langballe, through the southern parts of Cootes Paradise, along the Ravine Road Trail in Westdale.
Meet at the trailhead at the elbow intersection of Dromore Crescent and Marion Ave .


28 April

Tree Planting at Windmere Basin

 10:00am - 1:00pm      1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
 
Help plant native trees in Windermere Basin! Please bring a shovel, if you can.
Kid Friendly! 

  • Saturday, April 28; 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Windermere Basin,  447 Eastport DriveHamilton 
  • Contact treespleasehamilton@gmail.com or visit theirwebsite.
  • Event hosted by Environment Hamilton

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4  May

Jane's Walk: LaSalle Park

 7:30pm - 8:30pm       50 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, ON L7T 4A4, Canada
  Walk through forest and along the water’s edge on LaSalle Parks waterfront trail, with Bay Area Restoration Council’s Program Coordinator. Admire the views, learn about local flora and fauna, and discuss past and present environmental issues! Please meet at the start of the waterfront trail by the parking lot.
  • Friday May 4th; 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • LaSalle Park - 50 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, ON L7T 4A4,view map
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) for more information
  • Event hosted by BARC

6  May

Jane's Walk: Bayfront Park

 3:00pm - 4:00pm       200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L, Canada
  Take a stroll around Bayfront Park with Bay Area Restoration Council’s Program Coordinator, to learn about the history of the harbor, ongoing environmental issues and their restoration efforts, and fun facts about local plants and animals. Please meet under the pergola by the parking lot.
  • Saturday May 6th; 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Bayfront Park- 200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L, Canada
  • Contact Christine Bowen at BARC (905.527.7111) for more information
  • Event hosted by BARC
 
12 MAY

Designing your Native Landscape

 9:00am - 4:00pm      680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4
 
Learn from the experts in native plants and natural landscaping how to design your yard to maximize water conservation and wildlife habitat. Topics will include the importance of pollinator habitat, working with your native soils, effective use of rainwater and designing and maintaining a native plant garden to fit your yard.
 
Workshop cost: 40$. Registration required
 
  • Saturday, May 12; 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • RBG centre, Cafe Annex. 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4
  • Erin Mallon at emallon@hrca.on.ca or 905-336-1158 x2285
  • Event hosted by Cootes to Escarpment Eco Park
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