Welcome to BARC's new digital community forum, the go-to place for all things about Hamilton Harbour and Burlington Bay. You are invited to explore, learn and contribute to ideas and issues regarding the Hamilton Harbour Remedial Action Plan and the health and restoration of the watershed.
BARC Position Statement
Read BARC's Position Statement on the City of Hamilton's process for redevelopment of the West Harbour Planning Area with particular reference to Piers 7 & 8.
BARC and our partners strive to educate and involve our community in restoring the ecology of our Harbour and watershed.
The Bay Area Restoration Council represents the public interest in the restoration of Hamilton Harbour and its watershed. BARC is responsible for actions in implementing the Hamilton Harbour Remedial Action Plan (RAP) and for evaluating the overall performance of RAP progress. BARC encourages community action by offering school programs, volunteer planting events, community workshops, evaluative reporting on current issues, and opportunities for digital engagement and promotion.