Monthly Archives: December 2013

Before and after of Crerar forest, comparing 2009 and 2013

Here is a comparison of Crerar forest as seen in 2009 and then again on December 30, 2013. They are taken from opposite angles, but you can see quite a difference in the sections that have been cut. Click the … Continue reading

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Write your city councillor now, they are set to vote in February 2014

City councillors will consider whether to proceed with public consultation on a newly drafted by-law designed to better protect our urban forests sometime in February 2014 (the official date for this vote has not yet been set). Please contact your city councillor … Continue reading

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Urban forest protection draft bylaw delayed again

By  Matthew Van Dongen A decade-long effort to better protect Hamilton’s urban forest has been put off again. A draft bylaw to regulate cutting of “urban woodlands” was tabled Tuesday by the planning committee until next year. The proposed new rules … Continue reading

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