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Nature at McMaster Sunday Hike Series

10:00am      Each hike starts at McMaster University
  • Sunday, January 15 - Sunday, March 26 2017; Each hike begins at 10am
  • McMaster University Student Centre, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton view map
  • Event hosted by Nature @ McMaster

March 2017


A Winter Evening by the Bay

6:30pm      555 Bay Street North, Hamilton
Join us for an evening by the Bay! Support youth environmental education and leadership programming across the Hamilton watershed. This annual event  is an opportunity to share our passion for Hamilton Harbour and contribute to change locally. The evening includes a reception and cocktail party with light fare, cash bar, and live music. There will also be a silent auction and door prize. Together, we're bringing back the Bay!
Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased online ( OR by contacting the BARC office at: or by calling 905-527-7111.
  • Friday, March 3 2017; 6:30pm
  • 555 Bay Street North, Hamilton view map
  • Contact the BARC office at or 905-527-7111 for tickets

April 2017

19  APR

Storm Water Management in Aldershot

7:00pm      East Plains United Church; 375 Plains Rd E. Burlington 
This community seminar will offer insight into the special role and responsibility Aldershot has in managing storm water and its impact on Burlington Bay.
Featured speakers include:
Chris McLaughlin, Executive Director, Bay Area Restoration Council
Tys Theysmeyer, Head of Natural lands, Royal Botanical Gardens
Umar Malik, Stormwater Management Project Engineer, City of Burlington 
  • Wednesday, April 19th 2017; 7:00pm
  • East Plains United Church; 375 Plains Rd E, Burlington view map
30 APR

The Water Ceremony

  The second Water Ceremony is on April 30th at sunset. Please come out and connect. This is a Ceremony for healing and restoring the Great Lakes, and the entire Great Lakes watershed. Visit or Great Lakes Water Ceremony on Facebook for more info.
  • Sunday, April 30 2017; 7:30pm
  • Event hosted by Great Lakes Water Ceremony


Another Drop Lecture

7:00pm      McMaster Innovation Park

 June 2017

11 JUN

A Day On The Bridge

Noon - 11:00pm      McQuesten High Level Bridge, York Blvd., Hamilton
A Day on the Bridge will be a once-in-a-lifetime event! This event is happening June 11th on the Thomas B. McQuesten High Level Bridge to promote and raise money for conservation in the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System.
The organizing committee is currently accepting sponsorships for A Day on the Bridge. Raise your company’s profile as a champion in conservation at this unique fundraiser for the EcoPark System!
The bridge will be closed to traffic and opened to the entire community to come and picnic and enjoy the spectacular views of Cootes Paradise. The day will be punctuated by an evening gala dinner on the bridge. Many, many more details to come!
  • Sunday, June 11 2017; Noon - 11:00pm
  • McQuesten High Level Bridge, York Blvd., Hamilton 
  • Event hosted by Cootes to Escarpment Ecopark System